John T. MacKenzie
Publisher: Natural Heritage (September 1, 2002)
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The memoirs of John T. MacKenzie display a very awesome guy: a hugely revered authority on highland piping with a dedication to culture and excellence in functionality. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, John T. was once a scholar of piping at age 9. Enlisted within the Scots Guards, he observed energetic provider within the battle zones of North Africa, participated within the Liberation of Norway and used to be later published to lively accountability within the Malaysian jungle. John T. MacKenzie bears own witness to the horrors and valour of battle. all through, his devotion to highland piping remained, and continues to be, within the vanguard of his existence. Appointed own piper to the Royal family in 1946, John T. MacKenzie has piped at a variety of ceremonial occasions in Europe and North the USA. His recruitment as a Pipe significant to the Royal Canadian Air strength in 1952 introduced him to Canada, and eventually to Glengarry County, the place his contributions to piping are mythical.