Biography:Robert Lightfoot

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Robert Lightfoot

 Given name:     Robert
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 Family name:     Lightfoot
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 Profile:     Composer, Musician
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Biographical notes

Robert Lightfoot was a Northumbrian composer, fiddler, and perhaps a piper, who hailed from Harlow Hill, near Hadrian’s Wall. Hishey-day was c. 1830-1860. See his compositions "Beeswing," "Mr. Sharp's Quadrille" and "Shipley's Hornpipe."