McGlashan, Alexander

Biographical info

Alexander 'King McGlashan' (c.1740-1797) was leader in the band of the Edinburgh Assemblies, according to a sales description pasted into a GB-Gu copy. He was described as an editor, violinist, composer and teacher (Baptie; Alburger); and was a popular recitalist, and a teacher of Nathaniel Gow (Glen 1, x). Gore uses the spelling 'MacGlashan'.

Sources authored by

Title Year
A Collection of Strathspey Reels 1778
A Collection of Scots Measures 1781
A Collection of Reels 1786