Art Garfunkel is an American singer, songwriter and poet who achieved fame as a member of the folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. He has gone on to have a successful solo career, with several hit singles, including “All I Know” and “Bright Eyes”. He has also acted in several films, including Catch-22 and Bad Timing. In addition to his musical and acting achievements, Garfunkel is also an accomplished author and poet. Here is a look at the life and career of the legendary artist.
Art Garfunkel: Age and Biography
Art Garfunkel was born on November 5, 1941, in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. He attended Forest Hills High School, where he met Paul Simon. The pair began performing together in the late 1950s, and released their debut album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., in 1964. The album spawned the hit single “The Sound of Silence”, which propelled the duo to stardom. The pair went on to release several more albums, including the iconic Bridge Over Troubled Water in 1970.
Garfunkel pursued a solo career in the 1970s, releasing six studio albums and several hit singles, including “All I Know” and “Bright Eyes”. He also acted in several films, including Catch-22 and Bad Timing. He reunited with Simon for a successful world tour in 1981, and the pair reunited for a second tour in 2003.
Art Garfunkel’s Wiki, Net Worth & Family
Garfunkel is married to Kathryn Cermak, with whom he has a son, James. He has a daughter, Beau, from a previous relationship. His net worth has been estimated at $25 million.
Art Garfunkel’s Awards, Height & Real Name
Garfunkel has received several awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, an Emmy Award, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His real name is Arthur Ira Garfunkel. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Art Garfunkel is one of the most beloved and respected musicians of the 20th century. He has achieved success in both music and film, and has won numerous awards for his accomplishments. He is also an accomplished poet and author. Garfunkel’s legacy will undoubtedly be remembered for many years to come.