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Seeger, Pete(r) R. locked

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(b Patterson, NY, May 3, 1919; d New York, January 27, 2014). American folk-singer, songwriter, banjo player, and political activist; son of charles Seeger and Constance Henderson.

While still in high school he began to play music, at first popular songs on a ukulele and a four-string banjo, but soon switched to the five-string banjo, which became his signature instrument. After attending his first folk festival in Asheville, North Carolina, in ...

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