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Daniel Dow


Biographical info

Daniel Dow (1732-1783) was born in Perthshire, and lived and worked in Edinburgh from c.1765. He gave concerts in St Mary's Hall Edinburgh. Anecdotally, he was a music teacher who specialised in the guitar. (Glen 1, ix; Baptie; Alburger). One of the GB-A copies of Thirty-seven New Reels notes in ink that [Dow] died of fever January 1783, aged 51 years (burial register of Cannongate, Edinburgh).

Sources authored by Daniel Dow

Title Year Edition
Twenty Minuets and Sixteen Reels or Country Dances [1774]
A Collection of Ancient Scots Music [1775]
Thirty Seven New Reells & Strathspeys [1775?]
Reells & Strathspeys