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Biography - Fred Macaulay

  • Full Name - Fred Macaulay
  • Gaelic Name - Fred Macamhlaidh
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  • Patronymic Name - Freddie Dhòmhnaill Bhàin a' Mhulaich
  • Gender - Male
  • Year of Birth - 1925
  • Year of Death - 2003
  • Native Area

  • County - Inverness-shire
  • Parish - North Uist
  • Island - North Uist
  • Village - Sollas
  • Biography - 1925-2003
    Fred Macaulay was born in Sollas, North Uist. He was pupil at Inverness Royal Academy. He graduated with an MA Celtic Studies at the University of Edinburgh and worked there as a tutor in Gaelic. In 1954 he joined the BBC and went on to become Senior Gaelic Producer of BBC Scotland and Manager of BBC Radio Highland. He was an active campaigner for Gaelic broadcasting and made a lasting contribution to Gaelic language and culture.
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