Paul Oliver

British historian

1927   -   2017

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
educated at: Harrow High School
occupation: musicologist, music historian, university teacher

Paul Hereford Oliver MBE (25 May 1927 – 15 August 2017) was an English architectural historian and writer on the blues and other forms of African-American music. He was equally distinguished in both fields, although it is likely that aficionados of one of his specialties were not aware of his expertise in the other. He wrote some of the first scholarly studies of blues music, and his commentary and research have been influential.
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Blues Fell This Morning

book by Paul Oliver

author: Paul Oliver


The story of the blues

author: Paul Oliver

Blues Off the Record

author: Paul Oliver

Conversation with the Blues

author: Paul Oliver

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