Frank Warner
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United States
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Educational background  :
Graduated from Duke University in 1925.
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In 1935 Frank Warner wedded his wife Anne Locher, who shared his welfare in folk material.

  • Locher accompanied Warner on many of his holiday tours and finally joined him in singing and touring.
  • Once, while on vacation, they came in contact with Frank Proffitt.
  • Proffitt who was a highly gifted folk artist and instrument maker, taught them a song by the name of
  • Tom Dooley, which later became a national hit in the 1950s.
  • As the song became a nationwide hit, the Warner's gave an tremendous amount of credit to Proffitt since he aided to their success while touring.
  • In the mean time, Warner continual to progress with his YMCA work.
  • In 1952, he was selected general secretary for operations in Nassau and Suffolk counties, source: Frank Warner

  • Bibliography  :
    Labradors,Readings in Controversial Issues in Education of the Mentally Retarded .