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Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer
Juno-winning singer/songwriter from a famed musical family but with a style all his own drawn from influences spanning Tin Pan Alley and opera.
BornJuly 22, 1973
HometownRhinebeck, New York, U.S.
Net worth$8 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseJörn Weisbrodt
ChildrenViva Katherine Wainwright Cohen
ParentsKate McGarrigle, Loudon Wainwright III
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Top Stories

Music Review: Linda Thompson’s family and friends sing her songs on 'Proxy Music'

  • Linda Thompson, who ranks among the finest singers of her generation, hardly sings a note on “Proxy Music," her first album in over a decade. Instead, Thompson makes herself heard through her songwriting. Linda has since released the occasional solo album, each excellent, but her ability to sing has been affected for decades by the vocal condition spasmodic dysphonia.

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Rufus Wainwright was struck by Taylor Swift's 'positive' attitude at the Grammy Awards

Rufus Wainwright has confessed to being impressed by Taylor Swift at the Grammy Awards.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle
Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle
1h 47min
2012

Albums

Me and Liza
Me and Liza
2013
Folkocracy
Folkocracy
2023
Heading for Home
Heading for Home
2023
Dear World
Dear World
2023
Down in the Willow Garden
Down in the Willow Garden
2023
Wanderer in the Sleeping City
Wanderer in the Sleeping City
2022
Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studios
Rufus Does Judy at Capitol Studios
2022
Over the Rainbow [Live from Capitol Studios]
Over the Rainbow [Live from Capitol Studios]
2022
Puttin' on the Ritz [Live from Capitol Studios]
Puttin' on the Ritz [Live from Capitol Studios]
2022
Man That Got Away [Live from Capitol Studios]
Man That Got Away [Live from Capitol Studios]
2022
Rufus Wainwright & Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Rufus Wainwright & Amsterdam Sinfonietta
2021
Argentina [Live]
Argentina [Live]
2021
Gay Messiah [Live]
Gay Messiah [Live]
2021
Unfollow the Rules: The Paramour Session
Unfollow the Rules: The Paramour Session
2021
Damsel in Distress [Live from The Paramour]
Damsel in Distress [Live from The Paramour]
2021
Peaceful Afternoon [Live from The Paramour]
Peaceful Afternoon [Live from The Paramour]
2021
Technopera
Technopera
2021
Unfollow the Rules
Unfollow the Rules
2020

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