Harry Tuft

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Founder
Company Name
Denver Folklore Center

Harry Tuft is a true legend in the world of Folk music! As founder of the Denver Folklore Center, he has provided instruments to music makers of all ages. As a promoter of all things folk, Harry has presented concerts with the likes of Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Flatt & Scruggs, John Denver (who used to buy strings from Harry) and his longtime friend Dick Weissman. In addition, Harry is a singer and banjo player who has performed on stage with many greats as well as released a number of recordings. Harry sold the Folklore Center to his dear friend Saul Rosenthal, who proudly continues Harry’s tradition of serving the Folk music community!