Chris Strachwitz

Businessperson, Record Producer

1931 –

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Who is Chris Strachwitz?

Chris Strachwitz is a German-born American record label executive and record producer. He is the founder and president of Arhoolie Records, which he established in 1960 and which became one of the leading labels recording and issuing blues, Cajun, norteño and other forms of roots music from the US and elsewhere in the world.

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Born
Jul 1, 1931
Bogaczów, Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Also known as
  • Christian Alexander Maria Strachwitz
Parents
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Pomona College
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Cate School
Lived in
  • Silesia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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