Toshi-Aline Ohta Seeger, the wife of legendary folk musician Pete Seeger, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, at their long-time home in Beacon, New York. She was 91. Besides her husband, she is survived by her three children, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Sing Out, a magazine which she founded with Pete in 1951, noted that Toshi played an integral part in Pete's musical career. Calling the couple's relationship "true partnership," the magazine said in a statement, "Without Toshi's counsel and support, and always outspoken and direct opinions, it's clear to anyone who ever met these two remarkable people that, without Toshi, Pete would never have had the foundation and freedom to do the work that made him so legendary."