Last Cavalier : The Life and Times of John A. Lomax, 1867-1948 (Folklore and Society)

Porterfield, Nolan

Published by University of Illinois Press, 1996
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Synopsis: Recounts the life and career of the scholar and businessman best known as a collector of Southern folk songs for the Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song

From the Publisher: Winner of the Carr P. Collins Award, given by the Texas Institute of Letters. Recipient of a Miss Ima Hogg Historical Achievement Award from the Center for American History's Winedale Advisory Council. An American original. Here's the never-before-told story of Lomax's long, colorful, controversial career. Famous for discovering and presenting to the world the legendary songster Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter, Lomax is lauded for combing the country, recording folk music for the Library of Congress. "Portrays a man . . . who contributed almost incredibly to American cultural history and lived a life enviable in its zeal for discovery." -- Booklist

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Title: Last Cavalier : The Life and Times of John A...
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Cloth Hardcover
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