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Biography - Dr John MacInnes

  • Full Name - Dr John MacInnes
  • Gaelic Name - Dr Iain MacAonghuis
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  • Gender - Male
  • Year of Birth - 1930
  • Year of Death - 2019
  • Native Area

  • County - Ross and Cromarty
  • Parish - Uig
  • Island - Lewis
  • Village - None
  • Biography - 1930-2019
    Born in Uig, Lewis, in 1930, John MacInnes spent most of his childhood on Skye and Raasay. There he acquired a keen interest in the traditional songs, folktales and culture of the Scottish Highlands, which led him towards formal study and the awards of degrees and distinctions at Edinburgh University. He was appointed to the School of Scottish Studies in 1958, and continued there until his retirement in 1993.
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