Willie Nile

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Birthday
7, 1948
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
Buffalo, NY

About

Folk-rock musician who released many studio albums and suffered many career trials only to bounce back each time.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University at Buffalo in 1971 where he studied philosophy. He suffered for a year from pneumonia following graduation.

Trivia

He recorded songs and performed with many musicians, including Ringo Star, Tori Amos, Elvis Costello, and Barenaked Ladies.

Family Life

He was born into a musical family with his grandfather being a vaudeville pianist and his uncles playing boogie-woogie.

Associated With

He listened to and was influenced by Elvis Presley as a young child.

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