Happy Birthday Paul Simon!
Singer-songwriter known first for his partnership with Art Garfunkel in Simon and Garfunkel. He went on to find solo success, with albums like Graceland.
He met Garfunkel while performing in Alice in Wonderland for their sixth grade graduation and went on to perform at school dances together.
He and Art Garfunkel’s work was famously used in the film The Graduate, which starred Dustin Hoffman.
He married Peggy Harper in 1969, Carrie Fisher in 1983, and Edie Brickell in 1992.
Like Bob Dylan, he was also heavily influenced by Woody Guthrie.