Legend Martyn left £82K

Sunday Express

pictureCult folk and blues singer John Martyn left his long-term partner and daughter an estate worth £82,000 in his will.

The twice-married musician, who grew up in Glasgow, died from pneumonia at the age of 60 last January.
His partner of 10 years Teresa Walsh received three-quarters of the estate while daughter Mhairi, 38, was left the rest by Martyn, best known for his 1973 album Solid Air.
The figure for his estate is thought not to include property and assets in Ireland. Martyn, who lived in County Kilkenny, also had a son Spenser.

Singer-songwriter John Martyn left his sons out of his will

The Mail on Sunday

pictureInfluential singer-songwriter John Martyn - who died last year aged 60 - left his two sons out of his will. Three-quarters of his £82,000 estate will go to his partner Teresa Walsh, while the remaining 25 per cent goes to his daughter, Mhairi McGeachy. But Martyn's will, signed on June 28, 2007, made no mention of his other two children, Wesley and Spenser. Martyn left an estate worth £312,000, which was reduced to £82,000 after his affairs were settled.

Singer John Martyn leaves UK estate to partner and daughter

The Scotsman

FOLK and blues artist John Martyn left his entire UK estate to his partner and his daughter in his will. The Scottish singer, guitarist and songwriter, below, who lived in the Republic of Ireland and died aged 60 last January, had an estate in the United Kingdom worth £82,000. The figure disclosed in probate records released in the UK last week is not thought to include property and assets he had in Ireland.

Remembering John (Martyn)

Phil Shackleton
Phil Shackleton website

I first met John one sunny afternoon in 1977. I was watching tv in the living room at Hamish Imlachs place in Motherwell Scotland. The door crashed open and in walked this tall hyper young guy in his late 20's,


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