Hugh Alan ‘Buddy’ MacMaster died in Judique, Nova Scotia (b. 1924). He was a much loved and renowned
artist of traditional Cape Breton fiddle music, and considered a true ambassador of Canadian music and a mentor to many. (Also see Natalie MacMaster, June 13, 1972.) He was a recipient of the Order of Canada (2000), the Order of Nova Scotia (2003) and an honorary doctorate from Cape Breton University (2006). (Photo: ‘Buddy’ MacMaster. Wikipedia Creative Commons).