John Avery Lomax

John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 – January 26, 1948) was an American teacher, a pioneering musicologist, and a folklorist who did much for the preservation of American folk music. He was the father of Alan Lomax (also a distinguished collector of folk music) and Bess Lomax Hawes.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1867 (Goodman), Died January 26th, 1948

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-038186 10-in. 8/3/1939 Git along little doggies John Avery Lomax Male vocal solo, unaccompanied vocalist  
Victor BS-038187 10-in. 8/3/1939 Buffalo skinners (The range of the buffalo) John Avery Lomax Male vocal solo, unaccompanied vocalist, arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lomax, John Avery," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102640.

Lomax, John Avery. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102640.

"Lomax, John Avery." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102640

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