About the Foundation

The Lead Belly Foundation is a non profit organization founded by Tiny Robinson, niece of Huddie Ledbetter to preserve and promote the musical legacy of the “King of the 12-string guitar’.

Our Mission

The mission of the Lead Belly foundation is to preserve and promote the historical legacy of Huddie Ledbetter to the world and support young musicians through educational programs and sponsorship.

Our Vision

We are committed to educate and promote the creative life of Huddie Ledbetter through museum exhibitions, maintaining the Lead belly archives, sponsoring music education to children and young adults, and showcasing public programs to national and global audiences.