Archivist and music historian Alan Lomax worked for what American cultural organization?

  • Library of Congress correct

    Lomax worked for the Library of Congress from 1933 to 1996. During his time at the institution, he traveled the country documenting key American folk artists, including Howlin Wolf, Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 87, leaving behind a huge library of field recordings. Source: The American Folklife Center.

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • National Recording Registry
  • American Folklife Center
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