Tommy Makem

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Birthday
4, 1932
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 1, 2007 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1932
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Aug 1, 2007 (74)

About

Irish folk musician known for his work in the seminal Irish band The Clancy Brothers. He is sometimes referred to as The Bard of Armagh.

Before Fame

He sang in the St. Patrick's church choir for fifteen years.

Trivia

He was known for his versatility, playing a variety of instruments including banjo, bagpipes, and tin whistle.

Family Life

His father Peter played bass drum in a band called Oliver Plunkett.

Associated With

He and The Clancy Brothers once performed for United States President John F. Kennedy.