Alan Lomax

By:Elijah Booker

Job title and age

American field collector of folk music of the 20th century.Author,film director,and folklorist.

Alan Lomax age 87.

Family life and background

Born January 31,1915 in Austin, Texas.He was the son of John Avery Lomax. Growing up in Texas,the younger Lomax listened to his father's many findings and became a confimed advocate of America's true music.