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Fraser, Simon, 1773-1852 (father of Angus Fraser)



  • Existence: 1773 - 1852


Captain Simon Fraser of Knockie was born in 1773 and lived in the parish of Abertarff. He was the father of Angus Fraser, who included some of his father's musical and literary material in what would come to be known as 'the Angus Fraser manuscript'. Simon Fraser died in Inverness in 1852.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Angus Fraser Manuscript

Identifier: Coll-58
Scope and Contents

The Angus Fraser Music Manuscript consists of three named collections intended for publication, a series of sets of variations mostly on well-known airs, and a variety of less-organised manuscript pages. The differing interests of Simon Fraser and Angus Fraser are reflected in the Manuscript.

Dates: 19th century