Real Name:
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright
Profile:
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theater piece by Robert Wilson.

Born to folk music luminaries Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, his sister is singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright and his half-sister is singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche. He was raised in Canada, and has both US and Canadian citizenship. He fathered a daughter with Lorca Cohen named Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen born February 2, 2011. Grandson of Loudon Wainwright II, and nephew of Teddy Wainwright, Sloan Wainwright and Anna McGarrigle.
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ELF-1002 Rufus Wainwright - Les Aventuriers Du Timbre Perdu album art Claire Pimparé I'm Running Claire Pimparé - Les Aventuriers Du Timbre Perdu(LP, Album) Les Éditions La Fête ELF-1002 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
ELF4-1002 Rufus Wainwright - Les Aventuriers Du Timbre Perdu album art Michael Rubbo I'M Running (Chanson Theme) Michael Rubbo - Les Aventuriers Du Timbre Perdu(Cass, Album) Les Éditions La Fête ELF4-1002 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
CK 48607 Rufus Wainwright - Songs Of The Civil War album art Various Better Times Are Coming Various - Songs Of The Civil War(CD, Album) Columbia CK 48607 US 1991 Sell This Version
VEL 79705-2 Rufus Wainwright - The Myth Of Fingerprints (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art David Bridie And John Phillips (3) Banks Of The Wabash and 1 more… David Bridie And John Phillips (3) - The Myth Of Fingerprints (Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD) Velvel VEL 79705-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-5139 Rufus Wainwright - Vol. 1 - 1999 8 Trax Plus 2 Sampler album art Various April Fools Various - Vol. 1 - 1999 8 Trax Plus 2 Sampler(CD, Enh, Promo, Smplr, Car) DreamWorks Records PRO-CD-5139 US 1999 Sell This Version
DRMR-13624-2 Rufus Wainwright - Dreamworks Fall 2000 Sampler album art Various Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk Various - Dreamworks Fall 2000 Sampler(CD, Promo, Smplr) DreamWorks Records DRMR-13624-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - I Am Sam album art Various Across The Universe Various - I Am Sam (Album, Comp) V2 US 2001 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Shrek - Music From The Original Motion Picture album art Various Hallelujah Various - Shrek - Music From The Original Motion Picture (Album) DreamWorks Records US 2001 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Moulin Rouge (Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film) album art Various Complainte De La Butte Various - Moulin Rouge (Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film) (Album, Comp) Interscope Records, Bazmark, Fox Music Europe 2001 Sell This Version
429B Rufus Wainwright - HitDisc 429B album art Various Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk Various - HitDisc 429B(CDr, Promo) TM Century 429B US 2001 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - When Love Speaks album art Various When, In Disgrace With Fortune And Men's Eyes (29) Various - When Love Speaks (Album) EMI, RADA UK & Europe 2002 Sell This Version
none Rufus Wainwright - Broadcasts Vol. 10 album art Various Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk Various - Broadcasts Vol. 10(2xCD, Ltd) KGSR none US 2002 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Stormy Weather: The Music Of Harold Arlen album art Various I Wonder What Became Of Me and 1 more… Various - Stormy Weather: The Music Of Harold Arlen (Album) Sony Classical US 2003 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason The Original Soundtrack album art Various I Eat Dinner (When The Hunger's Gone) Various - Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason The Original Soundtrack (Comp, Album) Island Records, Island Records Group, Universal South Africa 2004 Sell This Version
UMCF 05253-2 Various Oh What A World Various - 18th Annual Fashion Cares(CD, Album) Universal Music UMCF 05253-2 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
LMM 153 Rufus Wainwright - Artist's Choice: Sarah McLachlan album art Various Poses Various - Artist's Choice: Sarah McLachlan(CD, Album) Hear Music LMM 153 US 2004 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Prime = 春心蕩漾 album art Various Peach Tree Various - Prime = 春心蕩漾 (Album) Varèse Sarabande, Guts Records (2) US 2005 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Brokeback Mountain (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Gustavo Santaolalla King Of The Road and 1 more… Gustavo Santaolalla - Brokeback Mountain (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Verve Forecast Europe 2005 Sell This Version
none Rufus Wainwright - Eklektikos Live - KUT 90.5 FM University Of Texas album art Various Pretty Things Various - Eklektikos Live - KUT 90.5 FM University Of Texas(CD, Album) KUT none US 2005 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Rogue's Gallery (Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys) album art Various Lowlands Away Various - Rogue's Gallery (Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys) (Album) Anti- Russia 2006 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man - Motion Picture Soundtrack album art Various Chelsea Hotel No. 2 and 1 more… Various - Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man - Motion Picture Soundtrack (Album) THE OFFICE performing arts + film, Inc., Verve Forecast, Pomegranate Arts, Lionsgate Argentina 2006 Sell This Version
CFR 018 Rufus Wainwright - Hell (Bande Originale Du Film) album art Cyrille Aufort & Various This Love Affair Cyrille Aufort & Various - Hell (Bande Originale Du Film)(CD, Album) Cinéfonia Records CFR 018 France 2006 Sell This Version
none Rufus Wainwright - Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man - Motion Picture Soundtrack album art Various Chelsea Hotel No. 2 and 1 more… Various - Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man - Motion Picture Soundtrack(CD, Album, Promo) Verve Forecast, Universal Music Jazz France none France 2006 Sell This Version
Rufus Wainwright - Meet The Robinsons album art Danny Elfman, Various Another Believer and 1 more… Danny Elfman, Various - Meet The Robinsons (Album) Walt Disney Records Indonesia 2007 Sell This Version
WFL 1313 Rufus Wainwright - Born To The Breed - A Tribute To Judy Collins album art Various Albatross Various - Born To The Breed - A Tribute To Judy Collins(CD, Album, Tri) Wildflower Records (2) WFL 1313 US 2008 Sell This Version