John Jacob Niles

1892 - 1980

A major figure in the American Folk Music Revival movement in the mid-20th century, John Jacob Niles was a singer and composer who collected traditional ballads and songs.

Photo: John Jacob Niles, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

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