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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger was an American folk singer and songwriter, born on May 3rd, 1919 in Manhattan, New York. He had a profound impact on the folk music genre and left behind a lasting legacy. Seeger passed away at the age of 94 due to natural causes on January 27th, 2014 in Manhattan.

Seeger's musical talent earned him induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1996 for his early influence. His stepfather, Woody Guthrie, also played a significant role in shaping his career.

Known for his powerful lyrics and captivating performances, Pete Seeger is often associated with other influential artists such as *Woody Guthrie*, *Utah Phillips*, *Cisco Houston*, and *Phil Ochs*. His music continues to inspire generations of musicians including *Tom Paxton*, *The Almanac Singers*, and *Dave Van Ronk*. With an extensive discography and a wide range of collaborations throughout his career, Seeger's impact on folk music remains unparalleled.

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