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by Margaret Fay Shaw

Author: Margaret Fay Shaw
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: Canongate Press; First Edition edition (1993)
Category: Photo and Art
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Margaret Fay Shaws life spans a century of change. Leaving home and school in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia aged 16, she crossed to Scotland to spend a year at school near Glasgow

Margaret Fay Shaws life spans a century of change. Leaving home and school in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia aged 16, she crossed to Scotland to spend a year at school near Glasgow. It was there that her love for Scotland was born. After studying music in New York and Paris, she returned to live for six years with two sisters in South Uist. Margaret Fay Shaws life spans a century of change.

Margaret Fay Shaw's life spans a century of change

Margaret Fay Shaw's life spans a century of change. She followed her passion for music all the way to the Hebrides, where she felt so in tune with the music and the people that she moved there in her twenties - and spent the rest of her life living, appreciating and documenting Gaelic culture. Gives you a green light for living.

Margaret Fay Shaw's life spans a century of change. In her early teens she was dispatched from the idyllic surroundings of the Alleghenies to stay with a distant cousin near Glasgow. It was here that her love of Scotland was born

Margaret Fay Shaw's life spans a century of change. It was here that her love of Scotland was born. After studying music at New York and Paris, she returned to live for six years with two sisters in a cottage on South Uist. Life on South Uist at this time had barely changed from earlier centuries, and the island contained a repository of Gaelic lore and song. Margaret Fay Shaw's collections of this archive and her photography capture a world vanished from.

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Start by marking From the Alleghenies to the Hebrides: An Autobiography as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. I found this book in the South Uist holiday cottage I spent a week in and read it in one sitting on a rainy day. American Margaret Fay Shaw is a bit of a local hero. Margaret Fay Shaw met the folklorist John Lorne Campbell when he was co-producing The Book of Barra, a collection of the island’s history and traditions. In need of striking illustrations for the book, and having heard of Margaret’s photography, the young Campbell volunteered to go to meet her.

Margaret Fay Shaw’s life spans a century of change . Orphaned at 11 she left home and school in Pennsylvania and Philadelphia aged 16, crossing to Scotland to spend a year at school near Glasgow. But the island was rich in music and tradition, and Margaret Fay Shaw’s collection of Gaelic lore and song are amongst the most important made this century, whilst her photography evocatively captures the aura of a vanished world. Her autobiography, From the Alleghenies to the Hebrides is the remarkable testament of a remarkable woman as well as a powerful plea in defence of a Gaelic culture and world under threat.

Published March 1995 by Canongate Pub. Places. Hebrides (Scotland), Scotland, Hebrides.

Published March 1995 by Canongate Pu.

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Margaret Fay Shaw's life has spanned a century of change. Today she is lucid, eccentric and an inspiration to others. This autobiography, accompanied by photographs, traces the author's life from America in 1906 to the Isle of Canna today. Born in America early this century, Margaret Fay Shaw was witness to a way of life now unrecognizable. Orphaned in her early teens, she was despatched to a distant cousin near Glasgow for her schooling. After studying music in New York in the 1920s, she returned to Scotland.

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Synopsis: Margaret Fay Shaw's life has spanned a century of change.

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