April 30, 2013


Media advisory


McMaster to celebrate gift of Bruce Cockburn archives May 7


Hamilton, Ont. April 30, 2013Bruce Cockburn, one of Canada’s best loved musicians and composers, has donated his archives to McMaster, including notebooks, musical arrangements, gold records, letters, scrapbooks, nearly 1,000 recordings, and even three guitars.


He is to speak to invited guests and journalists at a celebration of his gift at McMaster Tuesday May 7, where other musicians, including Tom Wilson, Colin Linden, McMaster-based Of Gentlemen and Cowards and a string quartet will play selections from his repertoire.


A Celebration of the Bruce Cockburn Archives at McMaster
Tuesday May 7
7 to 9 p.m.
Convocation Hall (located in University Hall, Room 213)




For more information, to arrange coverage of the event, or to see the archives, please contact:


Wade Hemsworth
Public Relations Manager
McMaster University
905-525-9140, ext. 27988


Michelle Donovan
Public Relations Manager
McMaster University
905-525-9140 ext. 22869