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Art Garfunkel Biography
He is a singer and actor who rose to fame as half of the ’60s folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. He met fellow musician Paul Simon while in school and went on to form a band called Tom and Jerry. Though the duo didn’t find much success with the Tom and Jerry moniker, they began to gain a following after changing their name to Simon & Garfunkel and releasing songs that spoke to the generation of the 1960s and ’70s, such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “The Sound of Silence.” Garfunkel is a singer, an arranger, an actor, and a poet.
Art Garfunkel Age
An American singer, poet, and actor was born on November 5, 1941, in Forest Hills, New York United States. He is 77 years old as of the year 2018.
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Art Garfunkel Marriage/ Children
In October 1972, he married Linda Marie Grossman, an architect and they divorced shortly after. Later, he started dating actress and photographer Laurie Bird. The relationship ended badly when she committed suicide in 1979. He also dated actress Penny Marshall for a while.
In late 1985, Garfunkel met former model Kathryn (Kim) Cermak while shooting Good to Go. They married on September 18, 1988, and have two children, James, born December 15, 1990, and Beau Daniel, born October 5, 2005.
Art Garfunkel Education
He studied at Forest Hills Junior Elementary School, where he continued to sing. It was there that he met his future partner Paul Simon. In the sixth grade, they took part in a production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’.They used to practice together for fours as well. After he graduated from Forest Hills High School. He attended Columbia University, where he studied art history and joined a fraternity. He later earned a master’s degree in mathematics, also at Columbia.
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