Human Interest

Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book

Pete Seeger (1919-2014)

About the Program

Folksinger Pete Seeger talks to families at the Brooklyn Public Library about his new book, "Pete Seeger's Storytelling Book." He is joined by musician David Bernz and his co-author, Paul DuBois Jacobs, whose grandfather collaborated with Pete Seeger on a number of songs. The book includes stories based on American history, legends, and songs, as well as some of Pete Seeger's own family stories. Pete Seeger, Paul DuBois Jacobs and David Bernz tell stories from the book and lead the audience in a singalong.

About the Authors

Pete Seeger (1919-2014)

Pete Seeger was a Grammy Award-winning folksinger and a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal of Arts and Kennedy Center Honors. His songs include "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," "If I Had a Hammer," and "Turn, Turn, Turn."  Pete Seeger died on January 27, 2014, at the age of 94.  

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