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Sing it pretty : a memoir

Author: Bess Lomax Hawes
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2008.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bess Lomax Hawes grew up with her father and brother in the family of American folk music. Her account of the folk music boom of the mid-twentieth century and the development of 'public-sector'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hawes, Bess Lomax, 1921-2009.
Sing it pretty.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2008
(OCoLC)652332332
Named Person: Bess Lomax Hawes; Bess Lomax Hawes; Bess Lomax Hawes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bess Lomax Hawes
ISBN: 9780252033131 0252033132 9780252075094 0252075099
OCLC Number: 154789810
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 182 p., [12] p. plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Getting started --
Growing up --
Our singing country --
Europe and Bryn Mawr --
The Almanacs and the war --
Boston, babies, and beginning to teach --
California and more teaching --
College teaching --
Off-campus excursions --
The Smithsonian festivals --
Moving to the National Endowment for the Arts --
Creating the Folk Arts Program --
Guidelines, panels, and policies --
Working with states and artists --
The National Heritage Fellowships --
Memories.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Bess Lomax Hawes.
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"A great American story that deserves to be read by millions over decades to come. An immediate classic that is a delight to read." Daniel Sheehy, director of Smithsonian Folkway Recordings and Read more...

 
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