Fred Hellerman, American folk singer, guitarist, producer and song writer, Died at 89


Fred Hellerman was born on May 13, 1927, and died on September 1, 2016.

He was an American folk singer, guitarist, producer, and songwriter, primarily known as one of the original members of The Weavers, together with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Ronnie Gilbert.

Fred was also known for producing the record album Alice’s Restaurant (1967) for Arlo Guthrie.

Hellerman was born in Brooklyn, New York.

He was educated at Brooklyn College.

Fred Hellerman passed away at 89 years old.