Pete Seeger Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Pete Seeger

This Biography is about one of the best Folk Singer Pete Seeger including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Pete Seeger
Real Name Pete Seeger
Profession Folk Singers
Nick Name Peter Seeger
Nationality American
Religion Unitarian
Personal Life of Pete Seeger
Born on 03 May 1919
Birthday 3rd May
Died At Age 94
Sun Sign Taurus
Born in Manhattan
Died on 27 January 2014
Grouping of People Philanthropists
Family Background of Pete Seeger
Father Charles Seeger
Mother Constance Seeger
Siblings Mike Seeger, Peggy Seeger,
Spouse/Partner Toshi-Aline Ohta
Children Mika Seeger, Tinya Seeger, Peter Ōta Seeger, Daniel Seeger,
education Avon Old Farms, Avon, CT (boarding school), Harvard University (dropped out)
Founder/Co-Founder The Almanac Singers, The Weavers
Awards 1993 – The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 1997 – Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album

2007 – The Schneider Family Book Award for his children’s picture book 1986 – The Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award 1979 – The Eugene V. Debs Award 2008 – Grammy Award for best traditional album of 2008 2008 – The Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award[93] for his commitment to peace and social justice as a musician songwriter activist

Personal Fact of Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger was one of the most illustrious folk singers of the 20th century. He was not only a singer but also a songwriter, labor activist, naturalist and peace advocate. During his long and fruitful career, he released a number of songs that went on to become chartbusters, most notably, Goodnight Irene, Where Have All the Flowers Gone and Turn, Turn, Turn He was one of the founding members of the band, The Weavers which became very popular.

However, he quit the group after the other members agreed to perform for a cigarette commercial. Pursuing a solo career in the world of music, he sang and wrote songs pertaining to the civil rights, pressing environmental issues and international disarmament. With the advent of protest music, Seeger’s career was on an upsurge. A highlight of his career was when he popularized the song, We Shall Overcome, which went on to become a spiritual anthem all over the world and more importantly, during the American Civil Rights Movement, which created a positive impact on his career as an activist and a singer.

Considered one of the big-guns of folk music, Seeger has received innumerable awards for his countless contributions and he was also a recipient of the distinguished Grammy Awards. To learn more about this multi-talented personality, scroll further.

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