Charles Seeger

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Birthday
14, 1886
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Feb 7, 1979 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1886
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Feb 7, 1979 (92)

About

Musicologist and composer who formulated the dissonant counterpoint.

Before Fame

He led the Cologne Opera for several years before moving to a teaching position at University of California Berkeley.

Trivia

He worked for the Works Public Administration's Federal Music Project, which gave unemployed musicians jobs during the Great Depression.

Family Life

His son Pete Seeger became an American legend, performing at the Woodstock Festival in 1969.

Associated With

He and Peter Arnett both graduated from Harvard University.