English Folk Dance and Song Society

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Amalgamation in 1932 of Folk Song Society (founded 1898) and Eng. Folk Dance Soc. (1911), with general aim of preserving songs and dances of Brit. people. H.Q. in Cecil Sharp House, London, where library and archives are housed.

Subjects: Music.

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