Aug 31, 2003 · A version of this article appears in print on, Section 2, Page 15 of the National edition with the headline: MUSIC; Rufus Wainwright Journeys to 'Gay Hell' and Back.Author: Anthony Decurtis.
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadian singer, songwriter, and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theater piece by Robert Wilson.. Wainwright's self-titled debut album was released through .
Oct 12, 2003 · Raffish of look and forthright of speech, singer Rufus Wainwright tells Kitty Empire about the legacy of his famous parents, a past penchant for crystal meth and his self-inflicted 'gay hell'.Author: Kitty Empire.
Loudon Snowden Wainwright III (born September 5, 1946) is an American songwriter, folk singer, humorist, and actor.He is the brother of Sloan Wainwright, father of musicians Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, and Lucy Wainwright Roche, He is the former husband of the late folksinger Kate McGarrigle, and currently resides on Long Island, NY.