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Memorable Manitobans: Gary MacLean (1944-2001)

Musician.

Born at Glace Bay, Nova Scotia on 25 June 1944, the youngest of four children, he taught himself to play banjo and joined his first folk group at 16. At 20, he came to Winnipeg to join his brother Blair MacLean and helped form the folk group The Vicious Circle. Later, the brothers formed their own duo, the controversial MacLean and MacLean. After 20 years of live performances and seven albums, they made their last tour in 1998. Gary then became a disc jockey at CKY58 radio station. He died on 5 December 2001 and was buried in Glen Eden Memorial Garden.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 December 2001.

“We will not forget them,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2001, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2011

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