About the Author

Nancy Lyon


Author

Nancy Lyon abandoned a promising writing career in the mid-1970's upon hearing a concert playing traditional Irish music. In the days following, she bought a tin whistle, tracked down one of the performers and pestered him into giving her lessons. A year later she crafted a medieval harp after being unable to find one, and earned her living as a professional busker on New York's streets. She went on to busking in Europe, eventually winding up in Montreal, where she lived for many years before relocating to Inverness, Scotland, where she continues to play music and write.