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DeadBorn: 5/3/1919 in New York city, New York, USA
Cause of death: natural causes
Noted For: folk singer/songwriter and banjo player; hits include "If I Had a Hammer", "On Top of Old Smokey", and "Turn! Turn! Turn!". Refused to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Unamerican Activities, charged with contempt of Congress, acquitted (1962).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.