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Wainwright at the Metropolitan Opera in 2010
|Birth name||Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright|
|Born||July 22, 1973|
Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Rufus Wainwright (born July 23, 1973, Rhinebeck, New York) is a Canadian-American singer. He is the son of singers and performers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle. His sister Martha Wainwright is also a well known singer.
In 2009 he wrote his first opera, Prima Donna, which was first performed at the Manchester International Festival.
Wainwright made his first album in 1998. It was called Rufus Wainwright.
- Rufus Wainwright (1998)
- Poses (2001)
- Want One (2003)
- Want Two (2004)
- Release the Stars (2007)
- Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall (2007)
- All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu (2010)
- Out of the Game (2012)
- Lamothe, Geneviève (2015-07-21) (in fr). Un moment unique avec Rufus Wainwright. Archived from the original on 2015-08-13. https://web.archive.org/web/20150813005658/http://www.lejournaldespaysdenhautlavallee.ca/culture/2015/7/21/un-moment-unique-avec-rufus-wainwright-.html. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
- "The Official Community of Rufus Wainwright". rufuswainwright.com. http://www.rufuswainwright.com/. Retrieved January 12, 2011.