Dan Mangan

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Birthday
28, 1983
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian indie folk singer and guitarist who began receiving major acclaim with the release of his 2009 album Nice, Nice, Very Nice. He has received a number of high-profile awards, including a Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year for 2011's Oh Fortune.

Before Fame

He started a band called Basement Suite at age 16 and later attended the University of British Columbia. He recorded his first EP, All at Once, at age 20.

Trivia

He earned a Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Song for "Wants," which was featured in the 2014 film The Valley Below. In addition to his music career, he has been a contributing writer for publications like The Guardian and Huffington Post Canada.

Family Life

He married actress Kirsten Slenning and has a son named Jude.

Associated With

He has shared the stage with the likes of Lucinda Williams and Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum.