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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Toshi Seeger Dies at 91

The wonderful wife of legendary folksinger Pete Seeger, who shared so much of his music and activism and family life, and made films and art of her own,  has passed away at age 91.  Met her long ago.  She and Pete  lived for decades right up the river and, of course, central figures in the Clearwater movement to save the Hudson.  Here, aptly, is full obit at Sing Out! They were wed in....1943.
As much as Pete is a consummate dreamer and optimist, Toshi had a strength and brilliance that was at least his equal. There’s was a true partnership. Without Toshi’s counsel and support, and always outspoken and direct opinions, it’s clear to anyone who ever met these two remarkable people that, without Toshi, Pete would never have had the foundation and freedom to do the work that made him so legendary.


Anonymous said...

Best wishes to Pete and his family.

Anonymous said...

Condolences to Pete and his family.