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Pegi Morton Young
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Young in 1992
Background information
Birth nameMargaret Morton
Born(1952-12-01)December 1, 1952
San Mateo, California, U.S.
DiedJanuary 1, 2019(2019-01-01) (aged 66)
Mountain View, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, educator
Years active2000–2019
LabelsVapor/Warner Bros.
Associated acts

Margaret "Pegi" Young[1] (née Morton; December 1, 1952 – January 1, 2019)[2] was an American singer-songwriter, environmentalist, educator and philanthropist.

Her last two albums were: Foul Deeds (2010),[3] and Bracing for Impact (2011). She toured and performed with her band The Survivors, which includes Spooner Oldham on piano, Rick Rosas on bass, Kelvin Holly on guitar and drummer Phil Jones.[4]

From 1978 to 2014, Young was married to Neil Young.[5] They had two children.

Young died of cancer on January 1, 2019 in Mountain View, California, aged 66.[6]