August 27, 1957|
Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland
|Died||December 15, 2003
New York City
|Genres||Celtic, folk, rock|
|Silly Wizard, Relativity, Nightnoise|
Johnny Cunningham (27 August 1957 - 15 December 2003) was a Scottish folk musician instrumental in spreading interest in traditional Celtic music.
He was a founding member of Silly Wizard, as well as a member of Relativity, The Raindogs, and Nightnoise. Throughout his career, Cunningham was also a fiddler, composer, and producer. His younger brother, Phil Cunningham, is a multi-instrumentalist best known for his piano-accordion and whistle playing. He is also a former member of Silly Wizard and was involved in promoting Scottish traditional music. Cunningham died of a heart attack on 15 December 2003 in New York City at the age of 46.
With Phil Cunningham
With Silly Wizard
With Celtic Fiddle Festival
With Susan McKeown
With The Raindogs
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