Ewan MacColl

James Henry Miller (January 25, 1915 – October 22, 1989), better known by his stage name Ewan MacColl, was a Scottish folk singer, songwriter, communist, labor activist, actor, poet, playwright, and record producer.

Miller was thrice married: to theater director Joan Littlewood; to Jean Newlove, with whom he had two children, including the singer/songwriter Kirsty MacColl; and to American folksinger Peggy Seeger, with whom he had three children, Kitty, Calum and Neill. He collaborated with Littlewood in the theater, and with Seeger in folk music.