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In Recognition of Peter Seitel

The 2013 Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert pays tribute to Dr. Peter Seitel, whose long and distinguished tenure at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage included service as senior folklorist, director, and Web master. This annual concert honors the life and contributions of the late Ralph Rinzler, whose humanity, organizational vision and skills, and artistic and intellectual contributions built the legacy on which the Center stands today. Peter Seitel was both Rinzler's long-time friend and one of his primary colleagues, epitomizing the type of collaborator that Rinzler sought to further the Center's work with cultural ...

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