Dave Swarbrick facts for kids
Swarbrick performing in London, 2006
|Birth name||David Cyril Eric Swarbrick|
|Also known as||'Swarb'|
5 April 1941|
New Malden, Surrey, England
|Died||3 June 2016 (aged 75)|
|Genres||Folk music, folk rock, electric folk|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, arranger|
|Instruments||Violin, viola, mandolin, guitar|
|Years active||1960s – 2016|
|Labels||Transatlantic, Sonet, Logo|
|Associated acts||Ian Campbell Folk Group, Martin Carthy, Fairport Convention, Whippersnapper, Swarb's Lazarus|
His work for the group Fairport Convention from 1969 along with their album album Liege & Lief (1969) was thought to create the electric folk movement.
Swarbrick died on 3 June 2016 from emphysema, aged 75.
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