Rufus Wainwright



Rufus reveals protective instincts about daughter

Singer Rufus Wainwright reveals protective instincts he has about his three-year- old daughter Viva.

Amanda Hearst throws intimate dinner for Georgina Bloomberg

Amanda Hearst threw a dinner for Georgina Bloomberg at her family home in the Hamptons. Guests at the Hearst ­estate included Rufus Wainwright, who said he was sad to spend...

71 Plays Premiering This Fall

Hopefully, you've had a few minutes to play around with our Fall Entertainment Generator. But if you're looking for straight and simple lists of things to look out for by medium, we'll be breaking them out separately. Here's a look at fall theater. SEPTEMBER 9/4 Red Eye of Love Dicapo ... More »

Playhouse Notes: ‘Singing surgeon’ Loudon Wainwright III

Captain Calvin Spalding from M*A*S*H (the singing surgeon) and the singer of “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)” is going to light up the stage of The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m.

Martha Wainwright playing Dublin shows in November

Martha Wainwright will play two intimate gigs at Whelans on November 3 and 4.

Lady Gaga Drops A New Tony Bennett Duet: Brace For Maximum Jazz Hands

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have released a new "Cheek To Cheek" single, and their take on jazz standard "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" all but demands your jazz hands.

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Bless These Sounds Under the City duo drive each other's talents forward

Music and lyrics are a blessing by John Schacht Blind dates in the music world, in which musicians try to find each other purely for professional reasons, tend to yield the same low return rates they do in regular dating: Common interests are noted and exchanged, forced conversation and awkward silences follow, clocks get watched, plausible excuses are offered and early bailouts ensue. But every ...

Campaign against Hamptons lawn fertilizer continues as toxic algae found

The campaign to prevent Hamptons residents from using fertilizers and pesticides on their green lawns is stepping up after elevated levels of toxic blue-green algae were found last month in...

Insomniac Minstrel

He took up the violin in the first grade, but the guitar became his instrument of choice. Aaron suffered a work-related injury in 1999, severing tendons in his right hand. After several surgeries and a lot of physical therapy, he regained 40 percent movement in his right thumb.


Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born 22 July 1973) is a Canadian-American . Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, USA, to folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle (they divorced while he was a child). He began to play the piano at age six, and by age thirteen he was touring with his sister Martha Wainwright, mother Kate, and aunt Anna as the McGarrigle Sisters and Family.

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