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Hazel Dickens

Born: 1935-06-01 - Died: 2011-04-22
Cause of Death:
Complications stemming from pneumonia


Death Summary: Hazel Dickens passed away while in a hospice in Washington after suffering from complications due to pneumonia. She was 75.

Who was Hazel Dickens : Dickens was a bluegrass singer / songwriter from West Virginia. Her music was characterized by her lonesome singing style, and her proactive pro-union / feminist songs.

Her career began when she met Mike Seeger, the younger brother of Pete Seeger, the two formed the group the "New Lost City Ramblers". Also, during this time she partnered with Seeger's wife, Alic Gerrard, to form the duo of "Hazel & Alice".

Dickens was featured in the documentary Harlan County, USA and contributed four songs to the soundtrack. She also appeared in Songcatcher and Matewan.
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