American singer/song-writer who is an original member of the Brooklyn-based indie-rock band Grizzly Bear. He also played guitar and keyboards.
He studied at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, graduating in 2003.
He is related to the co-founder of the Hooters restaurant chain.
He married his long-time boyfriend Chad McPhail in 2011.
He covered Bjork's song "Possibly Maybe" with Owen Pallett.