Submitted by Admin on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 10:00

He was an environmental activist, a folk singer and an American troubadour. Pete Seeger is dead at 94. He was always buoyed by his characteristically soaring spirit. Pete Seeger played on City Island and even took part in Occupy Movement protests.

The banjo-picking and guitar strumming troubadour who sang for college students, migrant workers, and star-struck politicians introduced generations to American folk music heritage.

The following are a wide sample of his appearances, but on this anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti, here is Pete Seeger singing about the great Cuban poet.

Seeger In His Own Words