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MARTIN FAY

SUMMARY
 
Description: Fiddler and bones
Known For: Founding members of The Chieftains.
 
Music Styles: Traditional Irish
 
Location: Ireland
 
Web Site: http://members.shaw.ca/chieftains/martin.html
 
Date Born: 1938
Location Born: Cabra, Ireland
 
Date Died: 14th November 2012
Location Died: Ireland
 
Summary: The band have won six Grammy Awards and been nominated eighteen times. They have won an Emmy and a Genie and contributed tracks, including their highly-praised version of the song Women of Ireland, to Leonard Rosenman's Oscar-winning score for Stanley Kubrick's 1975 film Barry Lyndon.[8] In 2002 they were given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the UK's BBC Radio 2. Two of their singles have been minor hits in the UK Singles Chart. "Have I Told You Lately" (credited to The Chieftains with Van Morrison) reached #71 in 1995. "I Know My Love" (credited to The Chieftains featuring The Corrs) reached #37 in 1999.
 
 
 
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