Tag: Pete Seeger


Cameron Speaks!
Read the interview in Relix!

The current issue of Relix features an in-depth interview with Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears, encompassing the past, the present, the future, and Rex’s ongoing work. Read all about it!


Pete Seeger

pete seeger with banjo

Peter “Pete” Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and activist. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of the Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly’s “Goodnight, Irene”, which topped the […]


Pete Seeger Celebrates his 90th Birthday – Musicians gather at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, May 4 2009: On the occasion of his 90th birthday, performers gathered to pay tribute to Pete Seeger, recipient of the Rex Foundation’s 2001 Ralph J. Gleason Award. This link is a story about Pete Seeger in the New York Times.