Rupert Holmes

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Rupert Holmes (born David Goldstein on February 24, 1947) is a British-born American composer, singer-songwriter, musician, and author of plays, novels, and stories. He is widely known for his number one pop hit "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979/1980) and the song "Him", which reached the number 6 position on the Hot 100 U.S. pop chart in 1980. He is also known for his 1985 Tony Award-winning musical Drood (originally The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and his 2007 Drama Desk Award-winning book for the Broadway musical Curtains, and for his television series Remember WENN.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1974 Widescreen 1
1975 Rupert Holmes 1
1976 SINGLES 1
1978 Pursuit of Happiness 1
1979 Partners in Crime 1
1980 Adventure 1
1981 Full Circle 1
1994 Scenario 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2000 Greatest Hits 1
2005 Cast of Characters: The Rupert Holmes Songbook 1
Escape (The Best of) 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title RatingReleases
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (original Broadway cast) 1

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