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Grit Laskin

William Laskin
Toronto, ON, Canada
William ‘Grit’ Laskin has been building guitars for his profession since 1971, is also the co-founder of Borealis Records as well as the Canadian Folk Music Awards. As a musician he has recorded 4 solo albums and 5 others with his band, The Friends Of Fiddler’s Green. He is also an author, with 3 published non fiction books and one novel. He is the recipient of the Order Of Canada, the Saidye Bronfman Award of Excellence and the Estelle Klein Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also part of the Working Group that is reviving the troubled Hugh’s Room.