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John Morris Rankin

Age: 40

fiddler and pianist credited with reviving an interest in Celtic and ancient Highland Scottish music in North America; in a car accident. In the late 1980s, he drew on his family of talented musicians and formed the Rankins. The band's recordings include The Rankin Family and Uprooted.

Died: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Jan. 15, 2000

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