John Lorne Campbell

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John Lorne Campbell (1906 – 1996) was one of the foremost scholars of Scottish Gaelic in the twentieth century. He married the American musician and folklorist, Margaret Fay Shaw, and they settled in Canna in 1938. He gifted the island together with his library, research papers and sound archive to the National Trust for Scotland in 1981.

John Lorne Campbell (1906 – 1996) was one of the foremost scholars of Scottish Gaelic in the twentieth century. He married the American musician and folklorist, Margaret Fay Shaw, and they settled in Canna in 1938. He gifted the island together with his library, research papers and sound archive to the National Trust for Scotland in 1981.

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