SENATOR TERRY GIPSON’S STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PETE SEEGER

 

    For Immediate Release: January 28, 2014
    Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

    SENATOR TERRY GIPSON’S STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PETE SEEGER

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) today issued the following statement on the passing of Pete Seeger:

    “I’m saddened by the news of Pete Seeger’s passing, but grateful to have been touched by his celebrated life. His music provided a soundtrack to decades of change in our nation and his advocacy provided a voice for so many important causes including labor, civil rights and protecting our environment, especially our beloved Hudson River.

    “Pete Seeger will certainly be missed, but his music and his legacy will live on in the Hudson Valley and around the world.”

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