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University of California, Los Angeles University of Chicago From hymns and spirituals, to songs of protest, and the national anthem; music has always played a powerful role in American life. Born into a musical family, he is also an anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, audiovisual archivist, record producer, and amateur musician. He established the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings record label, where he was the executive producer for more than CDs as well as a collaborator on DVDs and radio series.
Professor Seeger has been active in several professional organizations. He served as president of the Society for Ethnomusicology, president and secretary general of the International Council for Traditional Music, chair of the Research Archives Section of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, and vice president of the Brazilian Association for Ethnomusicology.
Professor Seeger was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he received a Guggenheim research fellowship, among other grants. Professor Seeger has published three books, four coedited volumes, and more than articles and book chapters on the music and culture of Indigenous Brazilians, Indigenous rights issues, ethnomusicology, audiovisual archiving, American music, intellectual property, and other subjects.
With Dr. Additionally, he produced and presented a series of six minute radio shows for the BBC on American traditional music. Professor Seeger now lectures in the US and abroad.