Art Garfunkel Biography

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Birth Name: Arthur Ira Garfunkel
Born: 1941/11/05
Birth Place: Forest Hills, New York, U.S.
Years Active: 1956–present
Genres: Folk Rock, Folk-pop, Rock, Pop

Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, and actor, best known as half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. In particular, he is remembered for being the lead singer on the #1 hit single, "Bridge Over Troubled Water". Highlights of his solo career include a top ten hit, three top twenty hits, six top forty hits, fourteen Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, Five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones, a Golden Globe nomination and a People's Choice Award.

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