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Scottish fiddler Angus R Grant dead at 49

Scottish fiddler Angus R. Grant has died, aged 49.
The musician passed away on Sunday (09Oct16) following a brief illness, according to the BBC.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce that our brother Shoogle, Angus R Grant, passed away last night after a short illness,” a statement on Shooglenifty.com reads. “We would like to thank his doctors and the team from St Columba’s Hospice who enabled him to die peacefully at home surrounded by family and close friends…”
Grant was a founding member of the Celtic fusion band Shooglenifty and also played with Swamptrash. In addition to playing fiddle, Grant wrote the songs Two Fifty to Vigo, She’s In The Attic, Nordal Rhumba, Glenfinnan Dawn and Fitzroy Crossing.
Shooglenifty released their seventh album last year (15).

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