Chris Strachwitz

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        The president of the Arhoolie Records label, folklorist and producer Chris Strachwitz, was among the most prominent and influential champions of global roots music; initially focusing primarily on American traditions including the blues, Cajun, Tejano, zydeco, country, and jazz, he later branched out to explore music from throughout the world, preserving our shared cultural heritage for future generations to explore. Born July 1, 1931 in Gross Reichenau, Germany, Strachwitz relo... Read more

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