Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Folkobit: Taylor Mitchell

Horrible news: Taylor Mitchell has died after being attacked by coyotes at Cape Breton National Park in Nova Scotia.

The folk singer-songwriter was on tour in the area when the attack happened.

A recent graduate from the Etobicoke School of the Arts, Mitchell released her first album earlier this year. Produced by Michael Johnston, For Your Consideration featured a number of collaborations, including appearances by Jason Mercer and Anne Lindsay.

Taylor Mitchell was just 19 years old. Hikers who heard the attack had come to her aid, but she later died from injuries in hospital.


Anonymous said...

Sorry Taylor, you didn't deserve anything like this. Rest in peace, beautiful girl...

Anonymous said...

R.I.P. Taylor. I am praying for you and for your loved ones to cope. Hope to meet you someday on the other side.

Gary Wilkes said...

this is tragic and strange; I didn't think coyotes ever attacked people - they are supposed to be scavengers

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