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Author Williams, Sean, 1959-
Title Bright star of the west [electronic resource] : Joe Heaney, Irish song-man / Sean Williams and Lillis O̐ Laoire
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
This book explores the life and performance practices of the Irish sean-nØs singer Joe Heaney (1919-1984). Born in Connemara, Heaney grew up speaking the Irish language on a windswept coastal landscape, where he absorbed a rich oral heritage in Irish and in his second language, English
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Link Print version 9780195321180
Subject Heaney, Joe, 1919-1984
Singers -- Ireland -- Biography
Sean-nos -- Ireland -- History and criticism
Alt Author Ó Laoire, Lillis, 1961-
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