McGinn, Matt

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McGinn, Matt Gender: M
Matthew McGinn
born on 17 January 1928 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 26°35' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°42 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 29°34'


Scottish folk singer-songwriter, actor, author and poet.

McGinn was a prolific songwriter and is recognised as an influential figure in the British folk music revival of the late fifties to early sixties.

Matt McGinn died in a fire at his Glasgow flat on 5 January 1977 having fallen asleep with a lit cigarette in his hand.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Frank Clifford in his "British Entertainers" quotes Caroline Gerard for data from birth record.


  • Personal : Death : Accidental (Fire)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Folk)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet