Performer Information

Hector Gilchrist


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Hector Gilchrist has sung from an early age, the songs of his Home Country together with a wide range of traditional and contemporary material. A 52 year career in the Dairy Industry, has necessarily limited his appearances at Folk Clubs and Festivals throughout the UK, Ireland and beyond, but time is now being found to accept more invitations to perform.

Acknowledged as a fine and sensitive interpreter of the Songs of Burns and in demand during the “Season”, he brings to each performance of these and other songs and ballads, a depth of feeling to the storyline and melody, which engages the listener and is supported with an uncomplicated guitar technique.

He has recently added to his catalogue of recordings on the Wild Goose label, with the release of the CD “Gleanings” details of which can be found on this site together with those of previous recordings.

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