Mike Seeger dies at 75 in Lexington
Celebrated folk musician Mike Seeger has died at home August 7 at his home in Lexington at the age of 75 after ceasing his battle with cancer. A six-time Grammy nominee whose influence on American folk music won praise from Bob Dylan, Seeger spoke with Hook music editor Vijith Assar three years ago. His last Charlottesville concert appearance was in March of this year at Gravity Lounge. He was half-brother to fellow folkie Pete Seeger.