Donald Charles Frederick (Don) Messer (May 9, 1909 - March 26, 1973) was a Canadian musician and defining icon of folk music during the 1960s.
Born in Tweedside, New Brunswick, Messer began playing the violin at age five, learning fiddle tunes with Irish and Scottish influences. As a young boy, Messer would play concerts in the local area and later throughout southwestern New Brunswick.
During the 1920s, Messer moved to Boston, Massachusetts for three years where he received his only formal… read more
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