OBITUARY: Alan Lomax, beloved musicologist, 87

OBITUARY: Alan Lomax, beloved musicologist, 87

Alan Lomax, the beloved musicologist who brought countless folk and blues artists to the attention of the American public and preserved their work for the future, died July 20, 2002, at a nursing home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 87.

So many of our readers have written to say how great an influence he had on their music, we thought it would be appropriate to provide links to obituaries, articles, and resources covering his life and work for those interested in remembering this great musical figure.

(Some links may remain active for a limited time only)

NewMusicBox provides a space for those engaged with new music to communicate their experiences and ideas in their own words. Articles and commentary posted here reflect the viewpoints of their individual authors; their appearance on NewMusicBox does not imply endorsement by New Music USA.