John Jacob Niles Edit Profile
Student of University Lyon, 1919, Cincinnati Conservatory Music, 1920-1922, Doctor of Music (honorary), 1949. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Transylvania U., 1968. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Episcopal Theological Seminary in Kentucky, 1970, U. Kentucky, 1973.
Doctor of Humanities (honorary), University Louisville, 1971.
Concerts American folk music, major cities, United States, England Holland, France, Germany, Scandinavian countries, 1927-1978.
Served to First lieutenant A.C., United States Army, 1917-1919. Member American Folklore Society, American Dialect Society, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Married Rena Lipetz, March 21, 1936. Children: Thomas Michael Tolliver, John Edward.