Sam-Ang Sam

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Sam-Ang Sam
Native name សំ សំអាង
Born 1949/1950 (age 66–67)[1]
Associated acts Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble

Sam-Ang Sam (សំ សំអាង Saṃ Saṃqāṅ) is an American ethnomusicologist and 1994 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship.[1] As founder of Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble, he has released several albums for sale in mainstream American markets[2] in an attempt to revive Classical Khmer music and stimulate interest in the various Cambodian Performing Arts.[3]



  1. ^ a b "Macarthur Fellows / Meet the Class of 1994 : Sam-Ang Sam". 1 July 1994. Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  2. ^ Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble. "Echoes from the Palace". Retrieved 2017-02-25. 
  3. ^ 1998 NEA National Heritage Fellow "Apsara Ensemble : Cambodian traditional dancers and musicians". Retrieved 2017-02-25. 

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