Pete Seeger (May 3, 1919 - January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and activist. Seeger sang with the folk group the Weavers, and is also known for expressing his communist leanings. He was also a supporter of the Occupy Wall Street-movement.
Pete Seeger was the director and editor of People's Songs, a communist publication. Woody Guthrie, John Hammond, Jr., Lee Hays, Earl Robinson, Walter Lowenfels, Alan Lomax, and Bill Wolff were on the Board of Directors. The Executive secretary was Felix Landau.
Peter, Paul and Mary called him "the greatest American folk singer".