MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada

Norman K. MacLeod

Norman Kenny MacLeod was the son of Kenneth MacLeod and Christina Morrison, both of whom immigrated to the North Shore from Scotland in the mid-1800s. He married Catherine Morrison and lived for many years in Sydney, where he owned and operated a store. Norman is remembered as a fine poet and powerful singer.

In addition to many stories, Leach collected Eilean Ceap Breatainn 'se Eilean Mo Rùn (Cape Breton Island is the Island I love)from Norman.