She was part of a musical family of Scottish Travellers that furthered the nation’s folk revival and influenced its American counterpart.
Elizabeth Stewart, a folk singer, pianist and composer who furthered the legacy of her musical family and the culture of the ethnic grouping known as Scottish Travellers through her recordings, performances and musicology, died on Oct. 13 in the village of Kemnay, near Aberdeen, Scotland. She was 83. [ . . . ]
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