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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE.    Read More

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Interviewee

Pipe Major Robert Kilgour MBE

Interviewer

Howard Tindall

Background

Robert Kilgour was born in Edinburgh in 1924. He was taught piping as a teenager and joined the Scots Guards as a Piper in 1944, rising to the rank of Pipe Major before leaving the Army in 1966. After a spell in the Civil Service, he moved to Denmark and was an influential figure in the development of piping in that country.

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The National Piping Centre

Date

2013-02-06

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory, CBE, FRSE - Lady Ivory, DL - Sandy Grant Gordon, CBE

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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