Peter Yarrow

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Peter Yarrow
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Peter Yarrow in November 2008
Background information
Born (1938-05-31) May 31, 1938 (age 81)
New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresFolk
OccupationsSinger-songwriter
Guitarist
Record producer
InstrumentsVocals
Guitar
Years active1960–present
LabelsWarner Bros. Records
Associated actsPeter, Paul and Mary

Peter Yarrow (born May 31, 1938) is an American singer. He is known for his songs such as "Puff, the Magic Dragon", "Lemon Tree", and "I'm In Love with a Big Blue Frog". He is also a political activist and supported veterans' rights.

Yarrow was born on May 31, 1938 in New York City, New York to a Ukrainian-Jewish family.[1] He studied at High School of Music and Art and at Cornell University. Yarrow is married to Mary Beth McCarthy (niece of Eugene McCarthy). They have two children.

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