Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel

 

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Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, teacher and actor. He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.

Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones and a People's Choice Award. Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has earned six Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award.[1] In 1990, he and Simon were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Highlights10

 
Simon & Garfunkel
 
Boxing Helena
 
Boxing Helena is a 1993 American romantic mystery thriller film with horror elements directed by Jennifer Lynch, and starring Sherilyn Fenn, Julian Sands, and Bill Paxton.
Carnal Knowledge
 
Carnal Knowledge is a 1971 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jules Feiffer.
Bad Timing
 
Bad Timing is a 1980 British psychological thriller film directed by Nicolas Roeg and starring Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel and Denholm Elliott.

Photos - Art Garfunkel449

Popular Albums21

Album Appearances & References30

Popular Songs2

Song Appearances & References21

Musical Groups1

Films3

Minor Film Appearances & References9

TV Shows6

Minor Musical Appearances & References2

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers27

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Other Film-Related Relationships2

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations5

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Videos9

Spotify - Albums67

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On18

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles14

Last waltz: Elton John, Paul Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ozzy Osbourne all retiring
  –  February 24, 2018
Here’s a guide to help. Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first harmonized together in sixth grade after meeting at school in Queens. Together, they would become a pop music force unlike any at the time, using their dulcet voices to breathe life into such ...
How The Dow Went From 814 to 26,000 And How Bell's Populist Postulate Could Top That
  –  February 23, 2018
We share it with Archie Bunker, Doug Heffernan, and Arthur Spooner. Departing from the theatrical, we share this propensity with Andrew Cuomo, Fran Drescher, Art Garfunkel, Cyndi Lauper, and Howard Stern. Still, to know us is to love us! (Cyndi?
Hits from sensational foursome Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel in one concert
  –  February 22, 2018
Audiences in the Manning and Hastings are in for a treat when Mark Shelley and John Robertson perform the hits of four of the music industry’s best know legends –Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Willie Nelson and Roy Orbison. These four greats will never be ...
Folk icon Art Garfunkel to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre
  –  February 19, 2018
The F.M. Kirby Center announced today that folk icon Art Garfunkel will perform at 8 p.m. May 8 at the downtown Wilkes-Barre theater, 71 Public Square. As half of Simon & Garfunkel, Garfunkel contributed to some of American music’s most timeless ballads ...
Great Music Chapter 8
  –  February 19, 2018
The song Bridge Over Troubled Water was the culmination of the relationship of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel which began as elementary school buddies in the NYC suburbs. During their school years the two spent much time working on their harmonies and longed ...
Paul Simon May Be Retiring, But “The Sound of Silence” Gets Olympic Treatment, Goes to Top of the Charts
  –  February 16, 2018
Paul Simon wrote “The Sound of Silence” a really long time ago– like more than 50 years ago. It was a hit for him and Art Garfunkel in 1966 and it’s never gone away. This morning, “The Sound of Silence” is bigger than ever thanks to a heavy ...
Elton John, Paul Simon among musicians bringing farewell tours to town
  –  February 15, 2018
Here's a guide to help out: Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first harmonized together in sixth grade, after meeting at school in Queens. Together, they would become a pop music force unlike any at the time, using their dulcet voices to breathe life into ...
Smashing Pumpkins reunite for tour
  –  February 15, 2018
In 2003, he and Art Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for their work as the folk rock duo “Simon & Garfunkel.” Simon has sold more than 100 million records across the globe. He is a member of the Songwriters and the Rock ‘n ...
2 French figure skaters performed to a heavy metal cover — and fans don't know what to think
  –  February 15, 2018
As James and Ciprés' performance began, Disturbed's cover of "The Sound of Silence"— originally performed by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel— began to play. Viewers at home didn't know what to think of the song choice. Some were in complete shock.
Art Garfunkel coming to Annapolis
  –  February 14, 2018
Rams Head Promotions announces Art Garfunkel at Francis Scott Key Auditorium on St. John’s College campus in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Tickets on sale Friday, February 16 @ 12pm. Blessed with what the New York Times described as a ...
Figure skaters rocking now that Olympics allows lyrics in soundtracks
  –  February 14, 2018
But rather than the melodic version performed by Simon and Art Garfunkel, they opted for a haunting, heavy metal cover by American rock band Disturbed . “It was our coaches who found it,” James told The Associated Press. “They were like ...
Olympic figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack
  –  February 14, 2018
But rather than the melodic version performed by Simon and Art Garfunkel, they opted for a haunting, heavy metal cover by American rock band Disturbed . “It was our coaches who found it,” James told The Associated Press. “They were like ...
Expect more Ed Sheeran and Coldplay as figure skating unveils new, modern soundtrack
  –  February 14, 2018
But rather than the melodic version performed by Simon and Art Garfunkel, they opted for a haunting, heavy metal cover by American rock band Disturbed. "It was our coaches who found it," James told The Associated Press. "They were like, 'We really think it ...
Art Garfunkel on 'Paulie,' losing his voice, writing a book and Bruno Mars
  –  January 11, 2018
The slip of paper on my desktop had the name Art Garfunkel and a 212 area-code phone number written on it. I was to call him at 10 a.m. last Friday and I was feeling slightly anxious. I'd spent the previous night and that early morning immersed in my Simon ...

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