Seeger, Peggy (1935–)
Seeger, Peggy (1935–)
American folksinger and songwriter. Born 1935; dau. of Ruth Crawford (1901–1953) and Charles Louis Seeger; sister of Penny Seeger (1943–); half-sister of Pete Seeger; m. Ewan MacColl (British folk artist, died).
Wrote and sang folk ballads, mostly with a feminist slant, as represented by the song "I'm Gonna Be an Engineer"; collaborated with husband, or her brother and sister, on many of her albums, including At the Present Moment for Rounder; with brother Mike Seeger, recorded album American Folk Songs for Children; with Mike and sister Penny, recorded album American Folk Songs for Christmas.
See also Women in World History.
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