Married Kate McGarrigle of the McGarrigle Sisters, and produced two children: a son, Rufus Wainwright on 22 July 1973 in Montreal, Canada and a daughter, Martha Wainwright in 1976.
Son of Loundon Wainwright II, longtime editor of Life Magazine, LW III eschewed magazines in favor of folk music, which he began playing professionally in the '60s. Part of the "New Bob Dylan" scene in the late '60s, early '70s (and subject of a humorous ode to Dylan on the singer's 50th birthday). Probably best known for song "Dead Skunk"; Continues to put out new albums and to tour.
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