Rob Quist

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Rob Quist
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Robert Ernest Quist

(1948-01-05) January 5, 1948 (age 73)
EducationUniversity of Montana (BA)
Political partyDemocratic
Bonni Willows (m. 1979)

Robert Ernest Quist (born January 5, 1948) is an American singer, instrumentalist (playing guitar and banjo), songwriter, and politician.

His songs have been recorded by artists Michael Martin Murphey and Loretta Lynn among others. He is known as a musical and cultural ambassador for the state of Montana and was appointed to the Montana Arts Council by Governor Brian Schweitzer. He has toured throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan.[1]

Quist was the Democratic nominee for Montana's House seat in the 2017 special election, but lost the election to Greg Gianforte.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rob Quist". Montana Arts Council Members. Montana Arts Council. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
  2. "Election Results: Gianforte Wins U.S. House Seat in Montana". Retrieved May 26, 2017.