Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies

The Dutchess County resident fought injustice around the

The Dutchess County resident fought injustice around the globe. (January 28, 2014 6:03 PM)

Legendary American folk singer, social activist and Hudson valley resident Pete Seeger has died at age 94.

Seeger's grandson, Kitama Cahill-Jackson, says Seeger died Monday night of natural causes after being hospitalized for six days.

Seeger gained fame as a member of The Weavers, the quartet formed in 1948 and had hits such as "Goodnight Irene." The Dutchess County resident popularized...

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