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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 18 Jan 1978
  • Address:
    1500 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 628th
    Monthly Average: 708th

Neil Sedaka

Next star: Barry Sullivan
Previous star: Helene Costello

Biography

Neil Sedaka in 1965

Source: Wikipedia

Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American pop/rock singer, pianist, composer and record producer. Since his music career began in 1957, he has sold millions of records as an artist and has written or co-written over 500 songs for himself and others, collaborating mostly with lyricists Howard Greenfield and Phil Cody. He is best known as a solo vocalist as well as his brief tenure with The Tokens.

Fact file

  • Born: March 13, 1939 (age 76)
  • Origin: Brooklyn, New York City, United States
  • Genres: Rock, Pop
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano
  • Years active: 1957–present
  • Labels: RCA Records, MGM Records, Polydor Records, Rocket, Elektra Records, Neil Sedaka Music, Razor & Tie Records
  • Website: neilsedaka.com

Read more about Neil Sedaka at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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