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Rachel Walker (born 1976) is an English-born singer of Gaelic folk music, having performed and recorded as a solo artist as well as in bands, such as Skipinnish.[1]

Rachel Walker
Born1976 (age 42–43)
Salisbury, Wiltshire
GenresFolk
InstrumentsSinging & Piano
Years active2004 -
LabelsSkipinnish Records
Websitewww.rachelwalker.co.uk

Born in Salisbury, she moved to Wester Ross at age eight, and attended Kinlochewe Primary School and Gairloch High School, learning Gaelic song and traditional music.

On leaving school Walker completed a course in classical music at Napier University and in 1996, she was accepted as one of the first students on the brand new Scottish music course at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where she studied Gaelic song under the tutelage of the renowned Gaelic singer Kenna Campbell.

She is married to skipinnish piper Andrew Stevenson and has two children.

DiscographyEdit

  • Braighe Loch Iall (2004)
  • Fon Reul-Sholus (2006)
  • Air Chall (2010)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rachel Walker - Biography". Archived from the original on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2008-11-30.
  2. ^ "Album review: Rachel Walker". Scotland on Sunday. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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