Biography:John Rook

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John Rook

 Given name:     John
 Middle name:     
 Family name:     Rook
 Place of birth:     
 Place of death:     Wigton, Cumbria
 Year of birth:     
 Year of death:     
 Profile:     Collector, Musician
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Biographical notes

John Rook complied a manuscript of over 250 pages of songs, airs and dance tunes. Little is known about him, but his manuscript indicates he was a multi-instrumentalist and played a variety of instruments, including pipes and fiddle.