Artist: Frank Gilruth

Date of Birth:
1853
Date of Death:
1915
Place of Death:
Dumfries
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

4 Queensberry Terrace, Terregles Street, Dumfries.

Bibliography:

Obituary in Dumfries and Galloway Standard 4 December 1915.

 

Image of the artist, Dumfries Museum

Notes:

Commercial master at Dumfries Academy.  He was associated with the school for 33 years.  He is remembered as a composer of Scottish dance music and included Scott Skinner amongst his friends.  Although his obituary makes no mention of his artistic abilities, two drawings by him are in the Dumfries Museum collection.

 

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