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Gunn, William

Glasgow pipemaker William Gunn ran his business from 1834 – 1866. Some interesting tidbits -

- Gunn was credited with being the first to make a smallpipe chanter that tuned to the highland bagpipes scale and used the same fingering.

- one of his turners, William MacKinnon(PM of the 74th Highlanders), went on to turn pipes for Donald MacPhee

- Gunn was a fairly¬† prolific composer and was published in his own book as well as William Ross’.

2 Responses to “Gunn, William”

  1. Are there any pictures of William Gunn, and his first born son John Gunn?

  2. I heard he composed yhe wedding march for King George and Queen Mary. He was also my mums,mums, dads, dad

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