NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 2004

  • Anjani Ambegaokar came to the United States in 1967 from her native India and has since become the most well...

  • Charles "Chuck" T. Campbell is known as a master of the sacred steel. This form of music originated in the...

  • While a senior at Roxbury Mission High School in Massachusetts, Joe Derrane recorded the first of what eventually became sixteen...

  • At different times critics have called Jerry Douglas the Charlie Parker and the Jimi Hendrix of the Dobro. The Dobro,...

  • Gerald Miller

    Gerald Bruce Miller, known as Subiyay in the Skokomish tribal language, has dedicated his life to learning and passing along...

  • Chum Ngek is both an artist and a teacher known for his performing ability on the roneat, a 21-keyed xylophone....

  • Milan Opacich, born to a Croatian mother and a Serbian father from former Yugoslavia, grew up in the Calumet region...

  • During the 1930s while working for the government's Works Progress Administration Federal Arts Project, Eliseo Rodriguez learned the rapidly disappearing...

  • Often called the "Queen of the Blues," Koko Taylor (nee Cora Walton) was born 75 years ago in a sharecropper's...

  • Yuqin Wang, born in Beijing, China, followed in her father's footsteps, training at the Beijing Opera School by the age...