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Lawrence Gellert

Born: Sep 14, 1898

Death: Jan 1, 1979

Birthplace: Budapest

Profession: Writer

Nationality: Hungary

Lawrence Gellert

Date of Birth : Sep 14, 1898
Date of Death : Jan 1, 1979
Birth Place : Budapest

Lawrence Gellert, born Laslow Grunbaum, September 14, 1898, in Budapest, Hungary, died 1979, was a music collector, who, in the 1920s and 1930s, amassed a significant collection of field-recorded African-American blues and spirituals and also claimed to have documented black protest traditions in the South of the United States.


  • Writer
  • Music Collector
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