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Fariña, Mimi

Douglas Cooke.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music. 1236 words.

Fariña, Mimi (30 April 1945–18 July 2001), folksinger and activist, was born Margarita Mimi Baez in Palo Alto, California, the third daughter of Albert Baez, a physicist, and Joan Bridge...

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Hays, Lee Elhardt

Anthony Seeger and Lori Elaine Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Composition; Film. 1078 words.

Hays, Lee Elhardt (14 March 1914–26 August 1981), songwriter, singer, and political activist, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of the Reverend William Benjamin Hays, a Methodist...

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Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist

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. 2593 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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Pardon, Walter William (1914–1996), carpenter and folk-singer

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 874 words.

Pardon, Walter William (1914–1996), carpenter and folk-singer, was born on 4 March 1914 at Hall Lane, Knapton, Norfolk, the only child of Thomas Pardon (1877–1957), farmworker, and his...

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