Samuel P Bayard

Samuel Preston Bayard began collecting folk tunes as a youth in Greene County, PA, and continued the practice during his undergraduate years at Penn State and his graduate years at Harvard. He became established as a leading folklorist during his Penn State faculty years and is still collecting and training collectors as professor emeritus of English and comparative literature. Speaking in reference to Professor Bayard's earlier volume, Hill Country Tunes, Kenneth Goldstein, head of the...See more