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In Appreciation of a Master Fiddler

Buddy MacMaster holds up his Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award at the East Coast Music Award in Charlottetown in this Feb 27, 2006, file photo. MacMaster sparked a renewed appreciation for traditional Cape Breton music and inspired a new generation of talent. (The Canadian Press/Jacques Boissinot)
Buddy MacMaster holds up his Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award at the East Coast Music Award in Charlottetown in this Feb 27, 2006, file photo. MacMaster sparked a renewed appreciation for traditional Cape Breton music and inspired a new generation of talent. (The Canadian Press/Jacques Boissinot)

HALIFAX—Buddy MacMaster, the beloved fiddler who died last week at age 89, sparked a renewed appreciation for traditional Cape Breton music and inspired a new...


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