Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin
1942 - 1981
Harry Chapin  American Composer

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Harry Chapin was previously married to Sandy Chapin (1968 - 1981).

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


American Composer Harry Chapin was born Harry Forster Chapin on 28th December, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York City New York USA and passed away on 16th Jul 1981 Jericho, NY aged 38. He is most remembered for Congressional Gold Medal 1987, "Cat's in the Cradle.. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Harry Chapin is a member of the following lists: Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients, American pop singers and American rock singers.


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Married1 12 years, 7 months - -
Dating1 1 year - -
Total2 12 years, 7 months 6 years, 9 months 1 year


First Name Harry
Last Name Chapin
Full Name at Birth Harry Forster Chapin
Alternative Name Gapin' Chapin, Harry Forster Chapin, Harry Chapin
Birthday 28th December, 1942
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City New York USA
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
Religion Agnostic
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, Pop rock, Pop, Rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1964–1981, 1962–1981, 1971–1981, 1950s–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, trumpet
Record Label Elektra Records, Boardwalk Records, Sequel Records, DCC Compact Classics, Chapin Productions, Elektra, Boardwalk
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, http://harrychapinmusic.com

Harold Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter and philanthropist best known for his folk rock and pop rock songs. He achieved worldwide success in the 1970s and became one of the most popular artists and highest-paid performers. Chapin is also one of the best charting musical artists in the United States. Chapin, a Grammy Award-winning artist and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee, has sold over 16 million records worldwide. He has been described as one of the most beloved performers in music history.

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Harry Chapin38 CapricornComposer
Sandy Chapin90
Mary Woronov80 SagittariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JoshuaMaleSandy Chapin
JenFemale21st March, 197153 years oldSandy Chapin


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