Dean Friedman

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Birthday
23, 1955
Birthplace
Paramus, NJ
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Paramus, NJ

About

Songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist remembered for his 1977 Billboard # 26 hit pop song, "Ariel." Another of his singles, "Lucky Stars," became a top ten hit in the United Kingdom.

Before Fame

He studied music at the City College of New York, where he was taught by the famed guitarist David Bromberg.

Trivia

His songs were covered by many bands, including The Barenaked Ladies and Ben Folds Five.

Family Life

He was raised in Paramus, New Jersey, where he began playing the guitar at the age of nine. He and his wife, Alison, became parents to a daughter named Hannah as well as a son.

Associated With

He attended the same college as Ervin Drake.