Fiddler Johnny Cunningham Dies
December 17, 2003
Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham died Mon. evening of a massive heart attack. He was 46 years-old. Cunningham helped found Silly Wizard and was a member of Nightnoise and, with his brother Phil, of the Celtic "supergroup" Relativity. He also enjoyed success as an award-winning producer and cross-over artist, most notably with his band Raindogs, and as a theatrical composer and lyricist for the NY-based Mabou Mines. At the time of his death, Cunningham was touring with Susan McKeown and Aidan Brennan on the Winter Talisman Tour.
Posted by Ann VerWiebe at December 17, 2003 2:15 PM