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Biography

Lewis "Scan" Tester (1887-1972) was an English traditional folk musician who became well-known in folk circles towards the end of his life after being captured in a number of traditional music field recordings. A native of Horsted Keynes, Sussex Tester was a fine singer and played the bandoneon, melodeon, fiddle and tambourine proficiently although he was best known as a concertina player and it was thus instrument that he was recorded playing in the 1960s. Prior to his relative fame Tester had played in the Stone Quarry bar in Chelwood Gate for over forty years and overall he made music for around 75 years at various functions and venues round southern England.

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