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Folk singer Pete Seeger dies at 94

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Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, "a living archive of America's music and conscience" who inspired the likes of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, has died at the age of 94, US media reported. 

Singer Pete Seeger performs at the 2009 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize special outdoor tribute at Hunts Point Riverside Park on Sept 3, 2009 in New York City.

With a career spanning decades, Seeger was credited with popularizing the hymn of the civil rights movement, "We Shall Overcome" and was known for renditions of songs like "If I had a Hammer" and "Where Have all the Flowers Gone."

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