John Lomax

John Lomax

John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 - January 26, 1948) was an American teacher, a pioneering musicologist and folklorist who did much for the preservation of American folk songs. He was father to Alan Lomax, also a distinguished collector of folk music.

Read more about John Lomax:  Early Life, Early Career, Texas Folklore Society, Archive of American Folk Song, Field Recordings, South Carolina 1938, The Scope of The Collection, Legacy

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