Irwin Silber

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        Irwin Silber prospered as a writer, left-wing organizer, and book editor, but his greatest claim to fame originates from his editorial duties at Sing Out during the 1950s and 1960s. He, like Gordon Friesen and Sis Cunningham of Broadside magazine, became an important broker behind the scenes of the American folk revival. Silber was born on October 17, 1925 in New York City and attended public school in Manhattan. A committed ideologue from the get-go, he had joined the American ... Read more

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