The unforgettable and irreplaceable John Dengate sadly left us for the great gig in the sky on the 1st August 2013.
His lovely funeral took place on Thursday 8 August 2013 at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium, North Ryde.
A wake was held afterwards in Glebe at the Friend In Hand Hotel. A number of memorial concerts and sessions were also arranged.
You will find links to media from these events under the Videos + Photos section.
Below you will find links to eulogies, poems and songs in tribute to John.
Eulogies from the John Dengate Memorial Service – MC David Iverach, Dale & Sean Dengate, Chris Woodland, August 2013
ARTICLES & BLOGS
Paean for John Dengate – John Warner, September 2013
We Won’t See His Like – John Warner, September 2013
Gone is the Seannachie – John + Jenni Cole Warner, August 2013
‘John Dengate: National Treasure’ – by Sandra Nixon of the NSW Folk Federation & The Bush Music Club
‘The Legend of John Dengate’ – By Cj Shaw of ‘Timber & Steel’
‘John Dengate: A Rich Life’ – By Tony Smith of ‘The Cud’
‘Lawson Heir Left Mark On Folklore’ – By Warren Fahey
Check out the Videos + Photos section for media from the Wake and Memorial Concerts.