Strachwitz, Chris

Name Entries

Information

person

Name Entries *

Strachwitz, Chris

Computed Name Heading

Name Components

Name :

Strachwitz, Chris

Strachwitz, Chris 1931-....

Computed Name Heading

Name Components

Name :

Strachwitz, Chris 1931-....

Genders

Exist Dates

Exist Dates - Date Range

1931-07-01

1931-07-01

Birth

Show Fuzzy Range Fields

Biographical History

Born in Gross-Reichenau, Germany (now Bogaczów, Poland), music producer and folklorist Chris Strachwitz (1931-) emigrated with his family to the United States in 1947. After attending Pomona College in the early 1950s, Strachwitz moved to Los Gatos, California, where he worked as a teacher. An avid collector of 78 rpm recordings of New Orleans jazz and Mexican ranchera music, in 1960 he created his own music label called Arhoolie Records, located in El Cerrito, California.

Source:

Ankeny, Jason. Chris Strachwitz. Allmusic. Accessed April 29, 2011. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/chris-strachwitz-p129119/biography .

From the guide to the Strachwitz, Chris, Collection 82-084., [ca. 1940s-1950s], (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Born in Gross-Reichenau, Germany (now Bogaczów, Poland), music producer and folklorist Chris Strachwitz (1931-) emigrated with his family to the United States in 1947.

After attending Pomona College in the early 1950s, Strachwitz moved to Los Gatos, California, where he worked as a teacher. An avid collector of 78 rpm recordings of New Orleans jazz and Mexican ranchera music, in 1960 he created his own music label called Arhoolie Records, located in El Cerrito, California.

From the description of Strachwitz, Chris, Collection, [ca. 1940s-1950s] (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 768342139

eng

Latn

External Related CPF

https://viaf.org/viaf/32202669

https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n85014458

https://id.loc.gov/authorities/n85014458

https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q570953

Other Entity IDs (Same As)

Sources

Loading ...

Resource Relations

Loading ...

Internal CPF Relations

Loading ...

Languages Used

ger

Zyyy

eng

Zyyy

Subjects

Music--History--20th century

Music--Texas--History--20th century

Hispanic Americans--Music--History--20th century

Nationalities

Germans

Activities

Occupations

Legal Statuses

Places

Texas, South

as recorded (not vetted)

AssociatedPlace

Texas, South

as recorded (not vetted)

AssociatedPlace

Texas

as recorded (not vetted)

AssociatedPlace

Convention Declarations

<conventionDeclaration><citation>VIAF</citation></conventionDeclaration>

General Contexts

Structure or Genealogies

Mandates

Identity Constellation Identifier(s)

w63856kh

15335617