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Born: 1942/12/07
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Died: 1981/07/16
Years Active: 1964 – 1981
Genres: Folk Rock, Folk

Harry Chapin was born on December 7, 1942 in New York and was a singer and songwriter best known for the international hit song, “Cat's in the Cradle.” Despite being a successful musician, Chapin was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought passionately around issues of world hunger. In 1987 he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his humanitarian work. Chapin's father was a musician and this was his first introduction to music; when his parents divorced, his father went on the road playing in Big Bands and Chapin saw less of him. Despite his father's absence, Chapin's love for music remained and he sang in the Brooklyn Boys Choir as a child. Chapin and his brothers decided to fo... Continue Bio >>

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