Burgess, John (1934)

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Burgess, John (1934) Gender: M
Burgess, John Davie
born on 11 March 1934 at 10:40 (= 10:40 AM )
Place Aberdeen, Scotland, 57n10, 2w04
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 20°10' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 25°50 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 07°24'


Scottish bagpipe player who was known as "The King of the Highland Pipes." Childhood lessons brought numerous wins and accolades from junior and professional competitions. His albums gained popularity in the '70s and Burgess was awarded an MBE in 1989. He died June 29, 2005 near his home inInvergordon, Scotland from injuries suffered in an auto accident. He was 71.


  • Work : Prize 1989 (MBE Award)
  • Death by Accident 29 June 2005 (Fatal injuries from auto accident, age 71)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard from B.C., British Entertainers 1997


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pro bagpipe player)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Skills - singular/specialist
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (MBE Award)
  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Known as "The King of Highland Pipes")
  • Personal : Death : Accidental