Patrick "Pecker" Dunne (1 April 1933 - 19 December 2012 ) was an Irish musician and seanchaí. Dunne was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, "in the old county home". His family were Irish Travellers originally from County Wexford, where his father was a fiddle player. In Parley-poet and Chancer, an autobiography transcribed by Micheál Ó hAodha (page 21), he stated that he later lived in the Dublin suburb of Drimnagh. He was one of Ireland's most noted banjo players and was also proficient on the fiddle, melodeon and guitar, and was among an elite of Traveller musicians.

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  • Pecker Dunne (* 1. April 1933 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Irland; † 19. Dezember 2012 in Killimer, County Clare) war ein irischer Folk- und Wandermusiker der Pavee. Geboren im Pferdeplanwagen seiner Eltern, irische Traveller aus County Wexford, wo sein Vater als „The Fiddler Dunne“ bekannt war , gehörte er zu Irlands renommiertesten Banjospielern; zudem spielte er die Fiddle, Gitarre und die Melodeon-Orgel. Den Schwerpunkt seiner Texte thematisierten das Leben und Los der wandernden Tinker in dem sie diskriminierenden Umfeld, exemplarisch dafür ist sein bekanntes Wiegenlied Tinkers Lullaby . Zuletzt lebte er in Killimer im County Clare mit seiner Frau und vier Kindern, die die musikalische Tradition fortsetzen. (de)
  • Patrick "Pecker" Dunne (1 April 1933 - 19 December 2012 ) was an Irish musician and seanchaí. Dunne was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, "in the old county home". His family were Irish Travellers originally from County Wexford, where his father was a fiddle player. In Parley-poet and Chancer, an autobiography transcribed by Micheál Ó hAodha (page 21), he stated that he later lived in the Dublin suburb of Drimnagh. He was one of Ireland's most noted banjo players and was also proficient on the fiddle, melodeon and guitar, and was among an elite of Traveller musicians. Dunne became known to a wide Irish audience from his regular busking at GAA sporting fixtures, particularly in Munster. Later he played in England, France, Australia and New York, where he appeared with The Dubliners. He also performed alongside Richard Harris and Stephen Rea in the 1996 feature film Trojan Eddie. He lived in Killimer, County Clare with his wife and four children. He died there, aged 79, and is buried in Burrane, near Killimer. (en)
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  • Pecker Dunne (* 1. April 1933 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Irland; † 19. Dezember 2012 in Killimer, County Clare) war ein irischer Folk- und Wandermusiker der Pavee. Geboren im Pferdeplanwagen seiner Eltern, irische Traveller aus County Wexford, wo sein Vater als „The Fiddler Dunne“ bekannt war , gehörte er zu Irlands renommiertesten Banjospielern; zudem spielte er die Fiddle, Gitarre und die Melodeon-Orgel. Den Schwerpunkt seiner Texte thematisierten das Leben und Los der wandernden Tinker in dem sie diskriminierenden Umfeld, exemplarisch dafür ist sein bekanntes Wiegenlied Tinkers Lullaby . Zuletzt lebte er in Killimer im County Clare mit seiner Frau und vier Kindern, die die musikalische Tradition fortsetzen. (de)
  • Patrick "Pecker" Dunne (1 April 1933 - 19 December 2012 ) was an Irish musician and seanchaí. Dunne was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, "in the old county home". His family were Irish Travellers originally from County Wexford, where his father was a fiddle player. In Parley-poet and Chancer, an autobiography transcribed by Micheál Ó hAodha (page 21), he stated that he later lived in the Dublin suburb of Drimnagh. He was one of Ireland's most noted banjo players and was also proficient on the fiddle, melodeon and guitar, and was among an elite of Traveller musicians. (en)
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