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Rufus Wainwright

Born: Jul 22, 1973 in Rhinebeck, NY
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Genre: Folk
Biography: A singer/songwriter whose lush, theatrical pop harked back to the traditions of Tin Pan Alley, cabaret, and even opera, Rufus Wainwright was born in 1973; the son of folk music luminaries Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, his parents divorced while he was a child, and he was raised by his mother ...Read full biography
Rufus Wainwright [Future Run]
Released: 1998
Label: DreamWorks
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What separates Rufus Wainwright and the other second-generation singers who sprang up at the same time (Sean Lennon, Emma Townshend, and Chris Stills the most notable among them) is that Wainwright deserves ...Read full review
Out of the Game
Released: 2012
Label: Decca
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Rufus Wainwright's 2012 studio effort, Out of the Game, is a '70s singer/songwriter album with some soft rock and disco and elements that bring to mind a mix of Boz Scaggs, ELO, and Todd Rundgren. Produced ...Read full review
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