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bette nussbaum March 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm
What an amazing legacy! To have known him has been a honor. Thankfully i could share a half centuryRead More as his neighbor and the final celebration of his life.
bruce gionet March 11, 2014 at 09:41 am
My family and I will miss seeing Niles at the many events he attended with the Finkelstein family asRead More well as of course his smiling face at the farm. The last time I saw him was on the way into Helen Hayes Hospital, where he gave me a big cheery hello even though on his back on a stretcher. That was Niles, a gem of a man. Our most sincere sympathies to all of his family, who need never worry that his name be forgotten. Bruce Gionet, Barbara Finkelstein, Alex, and Anna.
David Amran (left) takes the stage with Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt at the 2013 Clearwater Festival. Photo/Alison Bert
Tom Murphy January 28, 2014 at 06:42 pm
One of the many things that I always admired about Seeger is that when he was dragged before HUAC heRead More stood up for his principles. He didn't try to save his own career by naming names. His career suffered for decades because of the courage he showed protecting all of our right's to free speech and thought. When darkness and fear threatened to overtake the land Pete lit a candle and didn't go gently into the night.
Linda January 29, 2014 at 09:37 am
It is a mighty tribute to Pete Seeger that all of us know the words to "This Land is YourRead More Land". Pete gave Woodie Guthrie's song to us. Pete also gave us the Gospel song "We Shall Overcome". Another song we sing with fervor. On his banjo, there is a circle of words, "This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender." May we all think this way. Thank You Pete Seeger.
nanci perruna March 20, 2014 at 10:53 am
R.I.P.
James R December 6, 2013 at 08:17 pm
Very sad. He seemed like a very kind hearted man. I had the opportunity to email him in the pastRead More and he was very responsive. Sympathy to his family and friends.
Theodore Robert Dusanenko/Photo courtesy of The Dusanenko Family
James R October 18, 2013 at 06:59 am
Sad news. I understand that he would mentor troubled youngster. Sympathy to his family.
Scott Walters October 18, 2013 at 07:09 am
Unlike others he would do the right thing. Sad news for all of us...
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