Anderson, Tom

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Anderson, Tom Gender: M
Anderson, Thomas James
born on 29 August 1910 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Shetland, Scotland, 60n00, 1w35
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°42' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°12 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 07°57'


Scottish renowned fiddler and composer of over 500 tunes, mostly of the Shetland fiddling style. Anderson was awarded an MBE in 1977 and from 1980 he taught summer school for a few years at Stirling University. He donated a collection of his works to Stirling University.

Anderson died in 1991.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Social : End a program of study 1977 (Awarded an MBE)
  • Work : New Career 1980 (Stirling University, summer school)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1991 (Age 80-81)

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard from B.C. Place of birth: Moorfield, Eshaness, Northmavine, Shetland Islands, Scotland


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80-81)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pro fiddler, prolific)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Composer)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Donated his collection to university)