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Roger Abrahams

Roger Abrahams has been played on NTS in shows including We Are… w/ Paul Camo, featured first on 21 September 2015. Songs played include The Professor's Lament.

Roger David Abrahams (June 12, 1933 - June 20, 2017) was a prominent folklorist and balladeer with The Foc'sle singers.

His work focused on the expressive cultures and cultural histories of the Americas, with a specific emphasis on African American peoples and traditions. He was the Hum Rosen Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught in the Department of Folklore and Folklife. He was the author of a large number of books, among which…

The Professor's Lament
Roger Abrahams
Folkways Records1960
The Professor's Lament
Roger AbrahamsFolkways Records1960