Pete Seeger


Born: 5/3/1919 in New York city, New York, USA
Died: 1/27/2014
Age: 94
Cause 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).