Music Nova Scotia Mourns the Loss of Bruce Guthro

By | September 6, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Bruce Guthro, a champion of the Nova Scotia music community, has passed away. Music Nova Scotia expressed their deep sadness at his death and stated that he will be greatly missed.

Bruce Guthro, a beloved figure in the Nova Scotia music community, has passed away, leaving a void that will be deeply felt by all who knew him. Music Nova Scotia expressed their profound sadness and extended their condolences to his family and friends.


Guthro, a native of Cape Breton Island, was not only a talented musician but also a champion of the local music scene. With his captivating voice and songwriting skills, he became a prominent figure in the industry, leaving a lasting legacy.

Born on August 31, 1961, Guthro showed early signs of his musical talents. He began his career in the late 1980s as the lead vocalist for the Scottish band Runrig, with whom he achieved great success. As a solo artist, he released numerous albums, showcasing his immense talent and versatility.

Guthro’s music often resonated with listeners, capturing the essence of Nova Scotia’s rich culture and heritage. He was known for his ability to blend traditional Celtic sounds with contemporary influences, creating a unique and captivating sound.

Beyond his musical achievements, Guthro was admired for his generosity and commitment to his community. He frequently collaborated with local musicians, supporting and mentoring emerging talent. His dedication to the Nova Scotia music scene earned him the respect and admiration of his peers.

The passing of Bruce Guthro leaves a significant void in the music industry, not only in Nova Scotia but also globally. His contributions to the music community will be remembered for years to come. As friends, family, and fans mourn his loss, they will take solace in the lasting impact he made through his music and his unwavering dedication to his craft..