Ralph Rinzler Dies

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Summary

Ralph Carter Rinzler died on July 2, 1994 at the age of 59 after a long illness. Rinzler was the founding Director of the Festival of American Folklife and former Assistant Secretary for Public Services, 1983-1990.

Subject

  • Rinzler, Ralph
  • Festival of American Folklife
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," August 1994, p. 1.
  • Smithsonian Year 1994. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, p. 9, 14.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

July 2, 1994

Topic

  • Folk festivals
  • Deaths

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