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Bess Lomax Hawes Discusses 13th Annual Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert

Bess Lomax Hawes discusses the 13th Annual Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert held in her honor in 2007. The concert honored Hawes, founder of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowships. The concert featured Piedmont blues duo John Cephas and Paul Wiggins, who met at the Folklife Festival in 1977, Celtic music instrumentalists Liz Carroll and John Doyle, Cajun guitarist and fiddler David and Michael Doucet, Mitchell Reed, and folklorist Nancy Sweezy. The NEA Heritage Fellowships celebrated their 25th Anniversary in 2007. More about Bess Lomax Hawes