Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned nearly seven decades, with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel (originally known as Tom & Jerry), formed in 1956 with Art Garfunkel. Simon was responsible for writing nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached number one on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge over Troubled Water".
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13 October 1941
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Newark, New Jersey, United States
Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger
5' 3" (160 cm)
Forest Hills High School, Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, New York, United States (1958)
Queens College (CUNY) Of The City University Of New York, Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
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