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Lo·max(lō′măks′), John Avery 1867-1948.
American folklorist and musicologist. With his son Alan Lomax (1915-2002) he toured the country recording blues and folk musicians for the Library of Congress and various record companies.
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(Biography) Alan. 1915–2002, and his father John Avery (ˈeɪvərɪ) (1867–1948), US folklorists
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John Avery, 1867–1948, and his son, Alan, born 1915, U.S. folklorists.
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