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Richard Shindell

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Birth Name: Richard Shindell
Born: 1960
Birth Place: Lakehurst, New Jersey, US
Years Active: 1991 – present
Genres: Folk, Singer-songwriter

Richard Shindell (born 1960, Lakehurst, New Jersey) is an American folk songwriter. He currently lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with his wife and their children. Shindell's songwriting often involves storytelling from a first-person point of view: from an INS officer and illegal immigrant in "Fishing", to a World War II soldier in "Sparrow's Point", to a Confederate drummerboy in "Arrowhead", to an Argentine grandmother in "Abuelita", to a power broker in "Confession". Other personas he adopts include a stowaway in "Che Guevara T-Shirt," a NYC cab driver in "Last Fare of the Day," a man on death row in "Ascent," a Civil War widow in "Reunion Hill," and even Mary Magdalene herself. Shinde... Continue Bio >>

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