One of the most renowned of Scottish musicians from any period in that country’s history. Born at Dunkeld in 1727, Niel Gow composed in excess of one hundred strathspeys and reels including Farewell to Whisky, as well as being known for the accomplishment with the fiddle. He died in 1807. […]
A painter known for his Jacobite inspired paintings such as Prince Charles’s Entry into Edinburgh After Prestonpans. Born in 1807 at Kinclaven, Perthshire Thomas Duncan was created A.R.S.A., R.S.A. and in 1843 A.R.A. He died in Edinburgh in 1845.