John A. Lomax was an American original, a man of intellect, tireless ambition, visionary zeal, and vast contradictions. Perhaps best known as a pioneer American folklorist, he was also a successful businessman, an influential educator, and the patriarch of an extended family of artists, performers, and scholars whose work continues to influence American culture on both popular and academic levels.Doctors eventually offered a vague diagnosis, alluding to aquot;overworkaquot; and a possible thyroid deficiency as the cause. ... In light of their continuing indecision over the cause of the problem, she and John decided that rest and seclusion was theanbsp;...
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