Paul Simon was bornon 13 October 1941 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., American, is Singer, Songwriter. Paul Simon is one of the most successful and respected songwriters of the rock era. He rose to fame in the mid-60s with most of his songs being sensible and melodious. He is best known for his works that were produced after him joining hands with Art Garfunkel. The duo, which would go on to become famous, was formed in the year 1964. Some of their collaborative works include ‘The Sound of Silence’, ‘Mrs. Robinson’ and ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’. After parting ways with Garfunkel, Simon went on to establish a successful solo career. He even starred in the movie ‘One-Trick Pony’, which was written by him. During the course of his successful career, he won many awards including sixteen Grammys. Simon’s success story involves hard work, struggles and rivalry that have inspired budding rock musicians.
Simon’s career was revitalized with the Grammy-nominated studio albums, ‘You’re the One’ (2000), ‘Surprise’ (2006) and ‘So Beautiful or So What’ (2011)
The concert album was released in 1982 and was so successful that the duo decided to record another album together
In 1981, he reunited with Garfunkel for a free concert in New York’s Central Park
In 1980, Simon stepped into the field of filmmaking
In 1972, Simon recorded a self-titled solo album that included songs like ‘Mother and Child Reunion’ and 'Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard'
Simon & Garfunkel gave their fans their last album, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ in 1970
In 1964, the duo impressed the executive of Columbia Records, Clive Davis, who immediately signed them for an album
Simon graduated in 1963 with a major in English Literature
In 1955, the duo wrote a song together, ‘The Girl for Me’, which became their first copyrighted song
Paul Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA on October 13, 1941