Loudon Wainwright III

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Birthday
5, 1946
Birthplace
Chapel Hill, NC
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Chapel Hill, NC

About

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter who mixed humor and music in "Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)."

Before Fame

He loved playing the guitar as a child, but he also loved yoga. He comes from a family of professionals, including his ancestor Peter Stuyvesant, the last director general of New Netherlands.

Trivia

He once sold his guitar for yoga lessons while living in San Francisco.

Family Life

He married Kate McGarrigle in 1971 and divorced her in 1977.

Associated With

He is the father of Martha and Rufus Wainwright.