Brenda Wootton (née Ellery) (1928 - 1994) was a Cornish poet and folk singer and was seen as an ambassador for Cornish tradition and culture.
She began her musical career as a young schoolgirl, singing in village halls throughout the remote communities of west Cornwall. Wootton became active on the folk scene in the early 60s and almost single-handedly kept the Cornish folk song tradition alive for many years. Her early albums were recorded on Cornwall's Sentinel label, often with her… read more
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