Peter Stampfel
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Peter Stampfel
Peter Stampfel
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Peter Stampfel

(1938-10-29) October 29, 1938 (age 81)
OccupationAssociate Editor at DAW Books
Betsy Wollheim (1970s-present, as of 2020); Antonia (a.k.a. Barbara Ann Goldblatt, 1960s-1970s, d. 2017)[1][2][3][4]
Musical career
Singer-songwriter, musician
Instrumentsfiddle, violin, guitar, banjo
Holy Modal Rounders, The Fugs

Peter Stampfel (born October 29, 1938, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin[5]) is an American fiddle player and singer-songwriter.

Stampfel is perhaps best known as a member of the Holy Modal Rounders, a psychedelic folk band. He was also briefly a member of the Fugs and has been the leader of several musical projects, including the Bottlecaps and the WORM All-Stars. He has performed with They Might Be Giants, the Roches, Yo La Tengo, Bongwater, Jeffrey Lewis, Michael Hurley, Baby Gramps and Loudon Wainwright III.[6]



  1. ^ Vila, Benito (February 27, 2019). "Peter Stampfel: The Last Holy Modal Rounder Tells All". Please Kill Me. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Antonia Duren". Discogs. 2017. Retrieved .
  3. ^ McFadden, John (2007). Bear Suit Follies: The Songs, Stories and Letters of Antonia. ISBN 978-0615137735.
  4. ^ Sisario, Ben (March 6, 2020). "Steve Weber, 76, a Founder of an Influential Folk Band, Dies". New York Times. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Layne, Joslyn. "Peter Stampfel". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ Gross, Jason (September 1996). "Peter Stampfel interview". Perfect Sound Forever. Retrieved 2012.

External links

  • Interview on Stampfel's folk beginnings, New York City in the 1950s and collaborations, with Jersey Beat

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