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Eric Bogle

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Birthday ***, 1944
Place of Birth Scotland
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Eric Bogle

Eric Bogle is a Scottish folk singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Scotland, he emigrated to Australia at the age of 25, to settle near Adelaide, South Australia. Bogle's songs have covered a variety of topics, and have been performed by many artists. Two of his best known songs are "No Man's Land" and "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda", with the latter named one of the APRA Top 30 Australian songs in 2001, as part of the celebrations for the Australasian Performing Right Association's 75th anniversary.

BornSeptember 23, 1944, Peebles, Scotland
GenresFolk
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Associated actsJohn Campbell Munro
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About Eric Bogle

Beloved Scottish folk singer best known for war-themed songs like "No Man's Land". His most popular song, "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda", was named as one of the top thirty Australian songs of all time by the APRA.

Eric Bogle before fame

He worked as a clerk and an accountant before hitting it big in the folk scene.

Achievement of Eric Bogle

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his contributions to music culture in 1987.

Eric Bogle family life

His father, a carpenter, had a passion for the bagpipes.

Associations of Eric Bogle

He cites American rock and roll legend Elvis Presley as one of his earliest musical influences.

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Latest information about Eric Bogle updated on May 05, 2021.

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