5/3/1919 in New York city, New York, USADied:
94Cause of death:
natural causes Noted For:
folk singer/songwriter and banjo player; hits include "If I Had a Hammer", "On Top of Old Smokey", and "Turn! Turn! Turn!". Refused to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Unamerican Activities, charged with contempt of Congress, acquitted (1962).
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