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Seeger left mark on region as well as nation

Pete Seeger performs “When the Saints Go Marching In” with the Saint Rose Chamber Singers during commencement ceremonies for the Albany college in 2003. The folk music legend died Monday at age 94. (Stewart Cairns/The Associated Press)
Pete Seeger performs “When the Saints Go Marching In” with the Saint Rose Chamber Singers during commencement ceremonies for the Albany college in 2003. The folk music legend died Monday at age 94. (Stewart Cairns/The Associated Press)
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Pete Seeger, whose music and activism inspired Americans for nearly three-quarters of a century, died Monday after a six-day stay in a New York City hospital. He was 94. While known throughout the world for songs such as “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” and “If I Had a Hammer,” Seeger was a native New Yorker who lived in the Hudson Valley and had close ties to the Capital Region. “He was ...

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