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TITLE
J Scott Skinner
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_1116
PLACENAME
unidentified
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
6440
KEYWORDS
composers
musicians
J Scott Skinner

A photograph of James Scott Skinner in full Highland dress.

James Scott Skinner was a famous Scottish dancer, violinist and fiddler. Born in Banchory, near Aberdeen, Skinner was the son of a dancing master from Deeside. A prolific composer and serial tourer, he taught callisthenics and dancing to the royal household at Balmoral and toured the USA in 1893 with Willie MacLennan, the celebrated piper and dancer.

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J Scott Skinner

composers; musicians

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A photograph of James Scott Skinner in full Highland dress. <br /> <br /> James Scott Skinner was a famous Scottish dancer, violinist and fiddler. Born in Banchory, near Aberdeen, Skinner was the son of a dancing master from Deeside. A prolific composer and serial tourer, he taught callisthenics and dancing to the royal household at Balmoral and toured the USA in 1893 with Willie MacLennan, the celebrated piper and dancer. <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>