RIP: Mike Seeger, folk musician and historian

From the BBC:

Folk musician and historian Mike Seeger has died at the age of 75.

Brother of the equally influential Peggy, Seeger founded the New Lost City Ramblers, the group credited with sparking the 60s folk boom.
Over a 50-year career, his love of traditional songs inspired many other musicians, including Bob Dylan, to trace the roots of American folk music.

Seeger's wife, Alexia Smith, said he had died of cancer on Friday night at their home in Lexington, Virginia.

- Mike Seeger official website
- Mike Seeger Wikipedia entry

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