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  שבט 27, 5774 , 28/01/14

Pete Seeger Dead at 94

Pete Seeger, the songwriter and one of those who spearheaded the folk revival in the 1960's, passed away yesterday (Monday). Seeger resided in Beacon, NY and was 94 at the time of his demise. His death was confirmed by his grandson, Kitama Cahill Jackson, who said he died of natural causes at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Seeger viewed folk music not only as a vital part of American heritage, but as a catalyst for social change.

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