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Pete Seeger, Oct. 6, 1979, Bread & Roses. American folk singer and an iconic figure in the mid-20th century American folk music revival. A lifetime political activist for human rights, he was blacklisted during the McCarthy era  and is best known as the author or co-author of "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?", "If I Had a Hammer" (composed with Lee Hays of The Weavers), and "Turn, Turn, Turn!", which have been recorded by many artists both in and outside the folk revival movement and are still sung throughout the world.44-4-36