Inquiring Minds: Shining a Light on a Folk Music Original

Author Jean Freedman (left) with folk icon Peggy Seeger outside Seeger’s childhood home in Chevy Chase, Md. Photo courtesy of Jean Freedman.
Born into one of folk music’s foremost families, Peggy Seeger has been a leading voice of the Anglo-American folk revival for more than 60 years. As a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and political activist, Seeger is viewed as having forged an unconventional and artistically vibrant path.
In “Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love and Politics,” published in March, Jean Freedman writes about Seeger’s life and career, detailing her contributions as a performer, songwriter and activist.
Freedman is a folklorist and author …read more

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