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Born: July 14, 1912, Okemah, Oklahoma
Wilson "Woody" Guthrie was an singer-songwriter and folk
musician. Guthrie's musical legacy consists of hundreds of songs,
ballads and improvised works covering topics from political themes to
traditional songs to children's songs.
Guthrie performed continually throughout his life with his guitar
frequently displaying the slogan "This Machine Kills
Guthrie is perhaps best known for his song "This Land Is Your
Land", which is regularly sung in American schools. Many of his
recorded songs are archived in the Library of Congress.
Died: October 3, 1967 (age 55), New York City, New York
Guthrie died of complications of Huntington's disease in 1967.
Where is Woody Guthrie
- Ashes scattered at sea off Coney Island, NY
- General Grant National Memorial, Manhattan, New York
- Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, New York