Michael Longcor

Michael Longcor is a folk and filk singer. His songs span a range of topics including military history, Indiana history, and humor. He has won six Pegasus Awards and has been nominated for six others.[1] His music has appeared on Dr. Demento and on NPR's Folksong Festival, and has provided the background for a BBC documentary on Rudyard Kipling.[2]

Michael Longcor
Michael Longcor at DucKon 16
Michael Longcor at DucKon 16
Background information
BornUnited States
GenresFilk, folk

He is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, in which he is known as Moonwulf Starkaaderson. As a member of the SCA, he has been king of the Middle Kingdom twice and served as baron of the Barony of Rivenstar from its foundation until April 2016. He is also a member of the Dorsai Irregulars, having been inducted in 1976.[3] Longcor was inducted into the Filk Hall of Fame in 2014.[4]

AwardsEdit

  • 1992 Pegasus Award for best performer
  • 1993 Pegasus Award for best humorous song ("Rhinotillexomania")
  • 1995 Pegasus Award for best performer
  • 1995 Pegasus Award for best military song ("When Tenskwatawa Sings")
  • 1996 Pegasus Award for best eerie song ("Monster in My Head")
  • 2003 Pegasus Award for best filk song ("Shooting Star")

DiscographyEdit

  • Storm, Wind and Flame
Songs from this album appear in Ann C. Crispin's novel Storms of Destiny
  • Walking the Wilderness
  • Boarding Party
  • Lovers, Heroes and Rogues
  • Heartburn
  • Kitchen Junk Drawer
  • Dangerous Heroes
  • Norman & Saxon
  • Drunken Angel
  • Field of Fire
  • What's a Hoosier?
  • Owlflight[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Michael (Moonwulf) Longcor". The Pegasus Awards. Retrieved 2007-03-16.
  2. ^ "Past Guests - L". Dragon Con. Retrieved 2014-11-26.
  3. ^ Dorsai Irregulars: History Archived 2009-03-30 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2009-05-20.
  4. ^ "Filk Hall of Fame: Michael Longcor". FilkOntario. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  5. ^ "Music: Michael Longcor". Firebird Arts & Music. Archived from the original on 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2007-03-16.