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Carter, Maybelle

Charles K. Wolfe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Strings; Country and Western Music; Social and Cultural History. 1023 words.

Carter, Maybelle (10 May 1909–23 October 1978), country-music singer and instrumentalist and matriarch of a music performing dynasty, known as Mother Maybelle, was born Maybelle Addington...

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Henderson, Hamish Scott

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Education; History. 2526 words.

Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist, was born James Scott Henderson on armistice day, 11 November 1919, at Ramleh, Perth Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, the son...

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Myners

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Education; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 0 words.

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Seeger, Pete

Allan M. Winkler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 2157 words.

Seeger, Pete (03 May 1919–27 January 2014), folk singer and activist, was born Peter Seeger in New York City, the son of Charles Seeger, a musicologist and composer born in Mexico and...

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Simone, Nina

Heather Buffington Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Keyboard. 1585 words.

Simone, Nina (21 February 1933–21 April 2003), African American jazz singer, pianist, songwriter, and civil rights activist, was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, North Carolina, the...

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