Person    | Male  Born 11/11/1919  Died 9/3/2002

Hamish Henderson

Categories: Poetry

Countries: Scotland

(James) Hamish Scott Henderson was a Scottish poet, songwriter, communist, intellectual and soldier. He was a catalyst for the folk revival in Scotland. He was also an accomplished folk song collector.

Born on Armistice day in Scotland, moved to England with his mother. 1959 settled in Edinburgh where he died.

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Hamish Henderson

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War memorial - Walworth Square

This depicts an anonymous 12-year-old youth standing on a giant, fallen ash t...

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