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 (sē′gər), Peter Known as "Pete." 1919-2014.
American folk singer who popularized folk music in the 1950s and 1960s. Many of his songs have social or political themes, including "If I Had a Hammer" (1949) and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (1955).
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(Biography) Pete. 1919–2014. US folk singer and songwriter, noted for his protest songs, which include "We shall Overcome" (1960), "Where have all the Flowers gone?" (1961), "If I had a Hammer" (1962), and "Little Boxes" (1962)
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Peter (Pete), born 1919, U.S. folk singer.
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Noun1.Seeger - United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)
2.Seeger - United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)Seeger - United States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
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