Pete Seeger

Hudson Valley News
7:07 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Manhattanville College Hosts Pete Seeger For Writing Discussion

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Folk singer, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger will discuss writing in times of social upheaval social upheaval and change at Manhattanville College in Westchester County Friday evening.

Mark Nowak is director of the MFA program in creative writing at Manhattanville College in Purchase. He says he hatched the idea of inviting Beacon resident Pete Seeger for a writers talk a few years ago with Hudson Valley activist Connie Hogarth, who founded the Connie Hogarth Center for Social Action at Manhattanville College. Nowak says the idea grew to the following.

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Hudson Valley News
10:04 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Music Brought Together Pete Seeger And Friends And WAMC Audience

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Pete Seeger, Lorre Wyatt, Guy Davis, and friends performed a benefit concert for WAMC Sunday at the Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill. It was a sing-along from beginning to end.

The concert was called “Music Can Bring Us Together”. It brought Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt together for the first time since the Clearwater Festival in June.

Guy Davis performed with them and said this before heading onto stage.

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Hudson Valley News
2:26 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Pete Seeger, Friends Perform Memorable Concert In Peekskill

Lorre Wyatt and Pete Seeger rehearse before the Paramount show.
Credit Allison Dunne

Pete Seeger took to the stage of the Paramount Theatre in Peekskill Sunday. Seeger, Lorre Wyatt, Guy Davis, and friends played a benefit concert for WAMC. WAMC's Alan Chartock dedicated the concert to Seeger's wife Toshi, who died in July.

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9:46 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Toshi Seeger Dies

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Folk music website, is reporting that Toshi Seeger, wife of folk music great Pete Seeger, died on July 9, 2013.  Seeger, who had been in ill health in recent years, was 91.  Read the full report

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11:26 am
Mon May 6, 2013

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11:12 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Pete Seeger playing 8th Step with Peggy Seeger on 5/12

    Peter Seeger will perform with his sister, Peggy, this Sunday afternoon at The 8th Step at Proctors in Schenectady, NY.

7:44 am
Wed February 13, 2013

NY school names theater after Pete, Toshi Seeger

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A ceremony held Tuesday night unveiled a bronze plaque outside the theater at Beacon High School in southern Dutchess County. The plaque is engraved with a banjo and  identifies the venue as "The Seeger Theatre."

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