Frances Densmore

Frances Theresa Densmore (May 21, 1867  June 5, 1957) was an American anthropologist and ethnographer born in Red Wing, Minnesota.[1] Densmore is known for her studies of Native American music and culture, and in modern terms, she may be described as an ethnomusicologist.

Densmore with Blackfoot chief, Mountain Chief, during a 1916 phonograph recording session for the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Frances Densmore
Frances Densmore
Born(1867-05-21)May 21, 1867
DiedJune 5, 1957(1957-06-05) (aged 90)
Known forPreservation of Native American culture
Scientific career
FieldsAnthropologist, specializing as a Comparative musicologist ethnographer and ethnomusicologist
InstitutionsBureau of American Ethnology

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