Paddy Moloney

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Paddy Moloney
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Background information
Born(1938-08-01)1 August 1938
Donnycarney, Dublin, Ireland
Died11 October 2021(2021-10-11) (aged 83)
GenresTraditional Irish music
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, producer
InstrumentsUilleann pipes, tin whistle, button accordion, bodhrán
Years activeEarly 1960s–2021
LabelsWith The Chieftains: Claddagh Records, Shanachie Records, Mercury Records, RCA Victor, Hear Music

Paddy Moloney (Irish: Pádraig Ó Maoldomhnaigh; 1 August 1938 – 11 October 2021) was an Irish musician, composer, and producer. He co-founded and led the Irish musical group The Chieftains.[1]

He died on 11 October 2021, aged 83.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hinckley, David (16 March 1997). "Beyond Tara's Halls The Nomadic Chieftains Fuel The Boom in Irish Music". The Daily News.[permanent dead link]
  2. Crowley, Sinéad (12 October 2021). "Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains founder, dies aged 83". Raidió Teilifís Éireann. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  3. "Ireland has lost a 'true talent and advocate for traditional music' – warm tributes for legendary musician Paddy Moloney (83)". ]Irish Independent. 12 October 2021. Retrieved 12 October 2021.