NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - K

  • Ali Akbar Khan (Kahnsahib) was born April 14, 1922, in Bangladesh, India. His family traces its North Indian tradition...

  • Peou Khatna was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 1915. She began her training in Khmer dance at the...

  • Bettye Kimbrell was raised on a cotton farm in Fayette County, Alabama, with her father, grandparents, and four younger siblings....

  • Don King was born August 19, 1923, in Douglas, Wyoming, on the North Platte River about 100 miles north...

  • Riley King was born September 16, 1925, on a cotton plantation in northwest Mississippi between the towns of Indianola...

  • Fatima Kuinova was born on December 28, 1920, in Samarkand, Tajikistan, in Soviet Central Asia, one of 10 children....

  • During the Depression years of the 1930s, an unemployed wagon-stripper in southern Wisconsin named Per Lysne turned to rosemaling,...

  • When 1989 National Heritage Fellow Richard Hagopian performed at the celebratory concert, he took the stage with an oud made...

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