Birth Name: Paul Frederic Simon
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Years Active: 1957–present
Genres: Folk Rock, Folk-pop, Rock, World
Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter from Kew Garden Hills, Queens in New York City. He is known for his success, beginning in 1965, as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote most of the pair's songs, including three that reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, “The Sound of Silence,” “Mrs. Robinson” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” In 1970, at the height of their popularity, the duo split, and Simon began a successful solo career, recording three highly-acclaimed albums over the next five years. “Paul Simon,” featuring “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard,” was released ...
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