Francis O'Neill Photo

Francis O'Neill

Born: Aug 28, 1848

Death: Jan 28, 1936

Birthplace: County Cork

Nationality: United States

Francis O'Neill

Date of Birth : Aug 28, 1848
Date of Death : Jan 28, 1936
Birth Place : County Cork

Francis O'Neill was an Irish-born American police officer and collector of Irish traditional music. His biographer Nicholas Carolan referred to him as "the greatest individual influence on the evolution of Irish traditional dance music in the twentieth century".

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