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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ledbetter, Huddie Known as "Leadbelly.” 1885?-1949. American folk and blues musician and composer. A traveling musician and laborer, Ledbetter was discovered by the musical archivists John and Alan Lomax, who brought his work to national attention (1934).

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  • n. United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)


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