Mike Seeger

Mike Seeger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mike Seeger (August 15, 1933 - August 7, 2009) was an American folk musician and folklorist. He was a distinctive singer and an accomplished musician who played autoharp, banjo, fiddle, dulcimer, guitar, mouth harp, mandolin, dobro, Jew's harp, and pan pipes. Seeger, a half-brother of Pete Seeger, produced more than 30 documentary recordings, and performed in more than 40 other recordings. He desired to make known the caretakers of culture that inspired and taught him. Seeger was born in New York and grew up in Maryland and Washington D.C. His father, Charles Louis Seeger Jr., was a composer and pioneering ethnomusicologist, investigating both American folk and non-Western music. His mother, Ruth Crawford Seeger, was a composer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613594133X
  • 9786135941333