Pete Seeger Quotes (49 quotes)




Pete Seeger
Source/Notes:
Inscription on his banjo, inspired by the inscription on Woody Guthrie's guitar : This machine kills fascists
Pete Seeger
Source/Notes:
Turn! Turn! Turn! (1954); a song which adapts a passage from the book of Ecclesiastes to music, with a few additional lyrics.


If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!

Pete Seeger
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Pete SeegerShare on Facebook

Born: May 3, 1919

Died: January 27, 2014 (aged 94)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, songwriter, activist

Bio: Peter Pete Seeger was an American folk singer and an iconic figure in the mid-20th-century American folk music revival. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of The Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's Goodnight, Irene, which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950.

Quote of the day

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.

Popular Authors

James Russell Lowell
Marcus Aurelius
Mark Twain
Don Miller
Thucydides
Tom Stoppard
Sinclair Lewis
Thomas Henry Huxley
Anne Bronte
Frank Lloyd Wright
James Joyce
Jonathan Swift
Agatha Christie
Michel de Montaigne
Virginia Woolf
Ramakrishna