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Born: 1919/05/03
Birth Place: French Hospital, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Years Active: 1939–present
Genres: Folk

Pete Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer. Seeger was born at the French Hospital, Midtown Manhattan in New York City. As a self-described “split tenor” (between an alto and a tenor), Seeger was a founding member of two highly influential folk groups: The Almanac Singers and the Weavers. The Almanac Singers, which Seeger co-founded in 1941 with Millard Lampell and Arkansas singer and activist Lee Hays, was a topical group, designed to function as a singing newspaper promoting the industrial unionization movement, racial and religious inclusion, and other progressive causes. Its personnel included, at various times: Woody Guthrie, Bess Lomax Hawes, Sis C... Continue Bio >>


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