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Rupert Holmes


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Born: 1947/02/24
Birth Place: Northwich, Cheshire, England
Years Active: 1974-Present
Genres: Soft Rock, Pop, Show Tunes

Rupert Holmes (born February 24, 1947) is an American-British composer, singer-songwriter, musician and author of plays, novels and stories. He is best known for his number one pop hit "Escape (The PiƱa Colada Song)" and the song "Him", which reached the number 6 position on the Hot 100 U.S. pop chart, both in 1979; his 1985 Tony Award-winning musical ''Drood'' (originally ''The Mystery of Edwin Drood''); and his 2007 Drama Desk Award-winning book for the Broadway musical ''Curtains''.

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