Mary Travers was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Robert Travers and Virginia Coigney, both journalists and active organizers of The Newspaper Guild, a trade union. In 1938, the family moved to Greenwich Village in New York City. Mary attended the progressive Little Red School House, where she met musical icons like Pete Seeger and Paul Robeson ...
Best Answer: In the "hippie" sense of having a deep love and reverence for Jesus, but if you are talking about some "holy-roly" mega-chuch, born-again, hallulejah-sense", no she was not.
BOSTON (AP) - Mary Travers, one part of the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, which used beautiful, tranquil harmonies to convey the angst and turmoil of the Vietnam anti-war movement, racial ...
Mary Travers was the willowy, blonde singer of the Sixties folk group, Peter, Paul and Mary. Their popularity was in keeping with John F. Kennedy's presidency and their songs, covering both ...
Greetings folks, As I write this, I was just informed that Mary Travers of the folk group Peter, Paul and Mary passed away yesterday at the age of 72. These age numbers are a bit mind-blowing to me.
Mary Travers was born on November 9, 1936 and died on September 16, 2009. Mary Travers would have been 72 years old at the time of death or 78 years old today.
With her long, flowing, blonde hair, and crystal-clear soprano vocals, Mary Travers was a major influence on the folk music of the 1960s and early '70s. A founding member of Peter, Paul and Mary, Travers not only became one of the most commercially successful folk performers, but used her position to become an inspirational political spokesperson. . Together with Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul ...
Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon. The trio was composed of tenor Peter Yarrow, baritone Noel Paul Stookey and contralto Mary Travers.The group's repertoire included songs written by Yarrow and Stookey, early songs by Bob Dylan as well as covers of other folk musicians.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Mary Travers (9 Nov 1936–16 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42036987, citing Umpawaug Cemetery, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .
Veering onto a Jesus streak splintered Peter, Paul and Mary fans, as well as the band. Peter Yarrow is Jewish, and Mary Travers considers herself a 'lapsed Baptist' according to Stookey.