The Rowsome Quartet was formed in the 1920’s by brothers Leo and Tom Rowsome.
It flourished for decades, but wound up after Leo passed in 1970.
Kevin Rowsome revived the quartet and has performed at numerous musical occasions in recent years.
The earliest photograph of the Quartet 1928
Herald Newspaper 1928
Back row left to right: Sean Seery, Willie Clancy.
Front row left to right: Leo Rowsome, Leon Rowsome
Left to Right: Sean Seery, Leo Rowsome, Jim Dowling & Eugene O’Reilly
left to right:
Mick O’Brien, Kevin Rowsome, Denis Brooks, Leo Rickard (Dublin 2011)
left to right: Mick O’Brien, Kevin Rowsome, Denis Brooks, Leo Rickard
Photo – Paul Eliasberg
Rowsome Uilleann Piping Quartet (Mick O’Brien, Kevin Rowsome, Gay McKeon, Leo Rickard)
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