Cumha Iain Ghairbh

Title - Cumha Iain Ghairbh
Contributors - Nan MacKinnon
Reporters - Francis Collinson; James Ross; Rev. William Matheson; Elizabeth Sinclair
Item Person - Iain Garbh Ratharsaigh

Summary - This is a lament for John Garve MacLeod of Raasay, who was drowned.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:08
Date Recorded - 1960.06
Date of Content - 1671 to 1671
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Song
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 100678
Original Tape ID - SA1960.118
Original Track ID - SA1960.118.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R

Recording Location:
  County - Midlothian
  Parish - Edinburgh
  Village - Edinburgh

Item Notes - This lament was said to have been composed by Iain Garbh's sister, after he was drowned. His ship sank in 1671 and all on board were lost.

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