Legal name: Arthur Ira Garfunkel
Also performs as: Artie Garr (early performance name for Art Garfunkel)
Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet and actor. He is best known for his partnership in his earlier years with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
Highlights of his solo music career include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits, six top 40 hits, 14 Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones and a People's Choice Award. Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has earned six Grammys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1990, he and Simon were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.