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American Folk Music Pioneer Pete Seeger Dies at 94

Legendary American folk singer and political activist Pete Seeger has died at the age of 94.   His family said Seeger passed away Monday of natural causes at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.    Seeger was the son of a musicologist who introduced him to rural American folk music while he was a student at a Connecticut boarding school. He later met and befriended two other legendary American folk singers: the black blues musician Lead Belly, and Woody Guthrie, with whom he...

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