Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to...Wikipedia
Born: 22nd July, 1973, Rhinebeck, NY
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
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All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu is the sixth studio album by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, first released in Canada through Decca Records on March 23, 2010. The album was produced by Wainwright (with Pierre Marchand on three tracks), and mixed by Marchand, who produced Wainwright's second album, Poses (2001).
His song 'Gay Messiah' originally started out as a political song to sing at parties.
His father is an American of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His mother is of French-Canadian decent.
April 23, 2008
OK! caught up with Rufus Wainwright at the Yves Saint Laurent-sponspored opening night of opera Le Fille du Regiment at the Met in NYC. And there was no better place to have Rufus dish to OK! about the opera he’s currently scoring.
If you could have anyone be in your opera, who would you want?
I would love Koïchiro Matsuura.
Why did you want to write an opera?
Well I’ve been a big opera fan since I was about 14 years old and it’s my great passion and wish to be a opera composer...someday. I’m starting now because it will... Read More
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I was in the forest jumping around daffodils while everyone was high on heroin.
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Jean-Marc Leblanc (Labr?e), a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures.