Gilbert Anderson

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Gilbert Anderson

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 Given name:     Gilbert
 Middle name:     
 Family name:     Anderson
 Place of birth:     
 Place of death:     Edmonton, Alberta
 Year of birth:     1934
 Year of death:     2011
 Profile:     Musician
 Source of information:     http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/batoche/docs/proof en metis fiddlers.pdf
     

Biographical notes[edit]


Gilbert Anderson was born in 1934. He comes from a large musical family and inherited a couple of family fiddles. He was always around Métis music and continues to teach and promote fiddle and dance through the Edmonton Métis Cultural Dancers programs. He calls many of his traditional songs “Fort Edmonton” tunes. Gilbert currently resides in Edmonton, Alberta. See "Reel of Four" and "Old Reel of Eight."