January 28, 2014

Pete Seeger: 1919-2014

Pete Seeger, the king of folk and activist, is dead at 94. From the New York Times:

Pete Seeger, the singer, folk-song collector and songwriter who spearheaded an American folk revival and spent a long career championing folk music as both a vital heritage and a catalyst for social change, died Monday. He was 94 and lived in Beacon, N.Y.

His death was confirmed by his grandson, Kitama Cahill Jackson, who said he died of natural causes at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

» Pete Seeger on Wikipedia

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