Ella Jenkins Receives National Heritage Fellowship 2017



Company of Folk is pleased to announce that folk musician and “First Lady of Children’s Folk Music” Ella Jenkins (1924- ) will receive a 2017 National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for Arts.


For more on this award and Ella’s long career as a Chicago-based folk musician:



Bravo Ella! You are an inspiration to all of us!




Photo: Alison Green