The man who played the long neck, 5-string banjo that bore these words:
“This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender”
Pete Seeger was born on May 3, 1919.
He passed away at New York Presbyterian Hospital at around 9:30 pm on Monday, January 27, 2014.
Pete Seeger once wrote:
“The musical culture of a nation should be judged not by the abilities of its best musicians, but by how many people take part in making music.”