Recording Pioneers


Henrietta YURCHENCO  (née WEISS)1916 - 2007 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Henrietta YURCHENCO  (née WEISS)1916 - 2007

aka H. Yurchenko, Henrietta Weiss, H. Weiss
nationality American
occupation ethnomusicologist, folklorist, radio producer and radio host
birth 22 Mar 1916, New Haven, CT
baptism
death 10 Dec 2007, Manhattan, New York
burial
marriage
Basil YURCHENCO
divorce: 1955
children
  • Peter

PARENTS

father ........ WEISS

b. ...............
d. ...............

mother
marriage
children
  • Henrietta

    b. 22 Mar 1916, New Haven, CT
    d. 10 Dec 2007, Manhattan, New York


LIFE


She studied piano at Yale School of Music. She recorded traditional music in Guatemala, Mexico, the United States, and Morocco.


NOTES

  • Henrietta Yurchenco (WIKIPEDIA)
  • Songcatchers: in search of the world's music by Mickey Hart with K. M. Kostyal (National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2003)
  • Obituary in New York Times of 14 Dec 2007 (A correction is found in NYT of December 19, 2007) (online)


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