Knowledge Identifier: +Rufus_Wainwright
Born in 1973.
Countries: United States (47%), United Kingdom (16%), Canada (11%)
Linked to: McGill University, Millbrook School, On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away, Erasure
River Phoenix - Other songs inspired by Phoenix include Dana Lyons' "Song For River Phoenix ", Grant Lee Buffalo's "Halloween", Natalie Merchant's "River" for her 1995 album "Tigerlily", Ellis Paul's song "River", found on his 1994 release "Stories", Rufus Wainwright's "Matinee Idol", Nada Surf's "River Phoenix" and Stereophonics's "Chris Chambers"
In 1996 Wainwright toured the UK as "Special Guest" of Kate and Anna McGarrigle
Melissa Auf der Maur - She has contributed bass and backing vocals to childhood friend Rufus Wainwright's album "Poses", and appears in his 1998 video for "April Fools"
During that week, he played a cameo role in the UK comedy television program, "Absolutely Fabulous", spent several nights partying with George W. Bush's daughter Barbara, enjoyed a "debauched evening" with his mother and Marianne Faithfull, sang with Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons for Zaldy's spring 2003 collection, and experienced recurring hallucinations of his father throughout
Then Wainwright's album "Want Two" from which four songs were released as the EP "Waiting for a Want", was released by DreamWorks/Geffen on November 16, 2004
Ben Folds - In the summer of 2004, Folds co-headlined an American tour with fellow singer-songwriters Rufus Wainwright and Guster.
Joan Wasser - In February 2004, Rufus Wainwright asked her to join his band, tour extensively and open the shows with her new project
The segment concerned Wainwright's sold-out pair of Carnegie Hall shows on June 14 and 15, 2006 in which he performed the entire Judy Garland concert album that was recorded there in 1961
Robert Post (musician) - He was on the bill at Robert Redford's 'Sundance Film Festival 2006' in Park City, sharing the stage with Rufus Wainwright, Imogen_Heap and The Weepies
Kate Bush - In November 2006, the singer Rufus Wainwright named Bush as one of his top ten gay icons
Neil Tennant - Tennant was the executive producer for the Rufus Wainwright album "Release the Stars", released in May 2007
In 2008, Garland's daughter Lorna Luft expressed strong approval of Wainwright's recordings of her mother's songs
In 2009 the unofficial biography "There Will Be Rainbows: A Biography of Rufus Wainwright and the story of Loudon Wainwright and Kate McGarrigle" by Kirk Lake documented Wainwright's early struggles
Douglas Gordon - In 2010, he collaborated with Rufus Wainwright, creating the visuals for his tour which accompany Rufus' All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu album.
In 2011, Wainwright announced that he and Leonard Cohen's daughter, Lorca Cohen, had had a child
Leonard Cohen - On 2 February 2011, Lorca gave birth to a daughter, Viva W. Cohen with biological father Rufus Wainwright
Helena Bonham Carter - In April 2012, Bonham Carter appeared in Rufus Wainwright's music video for his single "Out of the Game," featured on the album of the same name
Guy Chambers - January 2013: Chambers has been working on new material and production for Rufus Wainwright
Lana Del Rey - In March, Rufus Wainwright revealed in an interview that he was currently working with Del Rey. On April 3, 2014, Del Rey announced that the lead single of "Ultraviolence" was entitled "West Coast"