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Dominic Behan

Dominic BehanBorn: 1929
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 3-Aug-1989
Location of death: Glasgow, Scotland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Songwriter

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: The Patriot Game

Accused Bob Dylan of plagiarizing his rebellious Irish song, "The Patriot Game", which Dylan imitated as "With God on Our Side." Unfortunately, Behan had plagiarized it himself from a traditional Irish melody of the first quarter of the 17th century, known as "The Nightingale" (and under numerous other titles with different lyrics, with Irish borrowing the way it is).

Mother: Kathleen Behan
Brother: Brendan Behan (playwright and author)
Wife: Josephine (two sons)

Wrote plays:
Posterity Be Damned (1959)
My Brother Brendan (1965)
The Folk Singer (1972)
Teems of Times (1979)


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