Happy Birthday Paul Simon!

ABOUT
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.

BEFORE FAME
He met Garfunkel while performing in Alice in Wonderland for their sixth grade graduation and went on to perform at school dances together.

TRIVIA
He and Art Garfunkel’s work was famously used in the film The Graduate, which starred Dustin Hoffman.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Peggy Harper in 1969, Carrie Fisher in 1983, and Edie Brickell in 1992.

ASSOCIATED WITH
Like Bob Dylan, he was also heavily influenced by Woody Guthrie.