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Ewan MacColl

Person   Born 25/1/1915 Died 22/10/1989

Folk singer, songwriter, dramatist, Marxist. Born Jimmie Miller in Salford, Lancashire.   Three wives: theatre director Joan Littlewood, movement teacher Jean Newlove (with whom he had Kirsty MacColl) and American folksinger Peggy Seeger (20 years his junior).  Songs include: ‘Dirty old town’, ‘The first time I ever saw your face’.  1957-64, with Seeger, created a series of radio ballads for the BBC.

 

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Ewan MacColl

Ewan MacColl. 25.1.1915, 22.10.1989, folk laureate, singer, dramatist, Marxi...

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