Margaret Hiebert Beissinger

Margaret H. Beissinger is Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Author of The Art of the Lautar: The Epic Tradition of Romania (Garland, 1991) and an editor of Epic Traditions in the Contemporary World (California, 1999), she has written widely on the Balkan epic as well as Romani traditional music and musicians. She is currently working on a monograph, “Music is our life!” Culture and Performance among Romanian Gypsy Musicians.

Articles by Margaret Hiebert Beissinger

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