|Birth name||Philip David Ochs|
|Born||December 19, 1940|
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
|Died||April 9, 1976 (aged 35)|
Far Rockaway, New York City, U.S.
|Genres||Folk, protest music, folk rock|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, piano|
Philip David Ochs (//; December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American songwriter and protest singer. He wrote songs during the Free Speech movement in Berkeley, California and during many political events during the 1960s counterculture era such as the Civil rights movement and protests against the Vietnam War.
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- Jones, Dylan (2012-10-30). The Biographical Dictionary of Popular Music: From Adele to Ziggy, the Real A to Z of Rock and Pop. Macmillan. ISBN 9781250031884.