John Wilson -A professional Piper in Peace and War

Laurel Wilson

Product Code: BK01005404



John Wilson -A professional Piper in Peace and War

The autobiography and Memoirs of Pipe Major John Wilson of Edinburgh, Scotland and Toronto, Canada Pipe Major John Wilson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and received his first bagpipe lessons in Edinburgh Castle in 1915 from Pipe Major Robert Thomson, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
He later received tuition from A.R. MacLeod.
In 1916, Roddie Campbell came to Edinburgh and John became one of his star pupils and kept receiving lessons from this great player, composer and teacher for twenty years.
John was an outstanding boy piper but when he was twelve years of age, he received a tremendous set back.

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