5 Persons involved with folk group “The Weavers”

Fred Hellerman
singer, composer, producer, musician, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Hellerman
Also Known As:
Fred Brooks
Bob Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Weavers. Produced the album Alice's Restaurant for Arlo Guthrie.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Lead Belly
singer, blues, criminal, folk

Real/Birth Name:
Huddie William Ledbetter
Also Known As:
Leadbelly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced first name 'HYOO-dee'. Songs Rock Island Line, Cotton Fields, The Midnight Special, Goodnight, Irene which became a folk hit for the group The Weavers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Lee Hays
singer, composer, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Hays
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer, group The Weavers. Songs If I Had a Hammer, Kisses Sweeter than Wine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Pete Seeger
singer, composer, folk, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Mike Seeger by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote the songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had a Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn!. Group The Weavers. Active in political causes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.

Ronnie Gilbert
folk, singer, actor, Broadway, psychologist

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Alice Gilbert
Also Known As:
Ronnie L. Gilbert
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Weavers. Songs Goodnight, Irene, Wimoweh, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Follow the Drinking Gourd, Kisses Sweeter than Wine, Darling Corey.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Weavers.
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