NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - S

  • Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley was born February 25, 1927, near McClure, Virginia, in the Clinch Mountains. He and his older brother...

  • Ralph W. Stanley was born February 9, 1929, in Bar Harbor, on Maine's Mt. Desert Island. His mother was...

  • In 1963, NEA National Heritage Fellow Pops Staples attended a church service led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Afterward,...

  • Roebuck "Pops" Staples was born December 25, 1914, in Winona, Mississippi. Growing up on the same plantation as bluesman...

  • In the words of the New Yorker, "Andy Statman, clarinet and mandolin virtuoso, is an American visionary." The culmination of...

  • Alex Stewart was born January 24, 1891, in Hancock County, Tennessee. He was the third generation of his family...

  • For many years, traditional arts experts from around the country who recommended each year's list of National Heritage Fellows lamented...

  • Nancy Sweezy has been one of the most influential advocates, scholars, presenters, and preservationists in the field of folk arts,...

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