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This portal deals with Rufus Wainwright's biography and the biography of family members and other people related to him.

Rufus and his family

Rufus Wainwright is a singer-songwriter and composer and the main subject of this wiki. His parents are folk singer-songwriters Loudon Wainwright III (b. 1946) and Kate McGarrigle (1946–2010). His sister is singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright. His half-sister Lucy Wainwright Roche is also a singer-songwriter.

Rufus is married to arts administrator Jörn Weisbrodt. They have a daughter, Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen, with Leonard Cohen's daughter Lorca Cohen.

Other members of this extented musical family are

Other people

Rufus has written songs about several people, including his parents and friend and fellow singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson and also collaborated with many artists.

People Rufus has written songs about