Rufus Wainwright

Affectionately referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by

The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male

vocalists and songwriters of his generation. He is the son of folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle,

and brother of Martha Wainwright but Rufus has achieved his success by carving out his own singular sound in the worlds of rock, opera, theater, dance and film.

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He has also composed music for various film soundtracks, including Martin Scorsese’s «Aviator», «Shrek», «I am Sam», «Moulin Rouge», and «Brokeback Mountain». He also acted in the «Aviator», and together with Bono, Nick Cave and Jarvis Cocker in the documentary that honored the life of the great songwriter Leonard Cohen.


Lycabettus Theater

nearest metro station: Evangelismos

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