Harry Chapin  American Composer

Current Status

Harry Chapin passed away on 16th Jul 1981 aged 38.

Relationships

Harry Chapin was in a relationship with Mary Woronov (1954 - 1955).

About

Harry Chapin is a 38 year old American Composer. Born Harry Forster Chapin on 28th December, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York City United States and educated at Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, NY, he is famous for Congressional Gold Medal 1987, "Cat's in the Cradle. " in a career that spans 1964–1981. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Harry Chapin is a member of the following lists: American male songwriters, Musicians from Brooklyn and 20th-century American singers.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Harry Chapin38 CapricornComposer
American
Mary Woronov72 SagittariusActress
American

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Mother and Daughter: The Loving War1980Lillie's ex-husbandTV Movie
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962Musical GuestTV Show

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Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", "Sniper", "Flowers Are Red", and the No. 1 hit "Cat...

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Longest Relationship12 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length12 mths
First Name Harry
Last Name Chapin
Full Name at Birth Harry Forster Chapin
Alternative Name Gapin' Chapin
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th December, 1942
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City United States
Died 16th July, 1981
Place of Death Jericho, NY
Cause of Death Automobile Accident (possibly caused by an heart attack)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Curly Hair
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, NY
University US Air Force Academy (one year), Architecture, Cornell University (dropped out), Philosophy, Cornell University (dropped out, again)
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Congressional Gold Medal 1987, "Cat's in the Cradle."
Music Genre (Text) Folk, folk rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1964–1981, 1962–1981
Music Style Singer/Songwriter, Folk, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, AM Pop, Psychedelic, Soft Rock, Folk-Rock
Music Mood Earnest, Literate, Acerbic, Poignant, Sentimental, Wistful, Melancholy, Intimate, Laid-Back/Mellow, Autumnal, Gentle, Bittersweet, Plaintive, Reflective
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, piano, harmonica
Record Label Elektra Records, Boardwalk Records, Sequel Records, DCC Compact Classics, Chapin Productions
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/842/000031749/, www.harrychapinmusic.com/, www.harrychapinfoundation.org/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1819, http://www.harrychapinmusic.com
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