Andrew (Banjo) Patterson
by Jessica from Melbourne
Banjo was a poet. Some of his songs are Waltzing Matilda, The man from Snowy River, Rio Grange’s Last Race, Saltbush Bill, Singer of the Bush, Song of the Pen and Snowy River Riders. And sadly Banjo Patterson died.
Andrew Barton (Banjo) Patterson died on the sixth of February 1941. I don’t know how he died but he died at the age of 76.
Andrew’s spouse was Alice Walker. He was born on February 17, 1864, in New South Wales, Australia.
His occupations were an author, journalist and a composer.