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Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Simon is best known for its success, beginning in 1965, as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, Garfunkel partners with musical art. Simon wrote most of the songs the couple, including three who reached number one on U.S. charts diagrams, "The Sound of Silence," "Mrs. Robinson" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water." In 1970, at the height of their popularity began to split as a duo, and Simon, a successful solo career, recording three critically acclaimed albums over the next five years.In 1986, he has published Graceland, an album inspired by the South African township music that helped fuel the anti-apartheid movement.In addition to music, Simon wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony in 1980 and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman, 1998.