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Paul Simon Donates Net Proceeds Of Over $1.1M To Environmental Organizations In San Francisco & Maui, Following Outside Lands

Simon Headlined Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco and Performed Two Nights at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in August 2019 to Support Biodiversity Conservation

Environmental Non-Profits San Francisco Parks Alliance, Friends of the Urban Forest, The Auwahi Forest Restoration Project, and Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo (KUA) Receive Major Donations

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Update: ‘Live from Here with Chris Thile’ October 26

For those attending the Oct. 26 broadcast of Live from Here with Chris Thile, unfortunately, Paul has come down with a very bad cold and it has impeded his ability to perform on this week’s show. Paul is resting and recuperating, but he’s sorry he’s not able to be there….

Smithsonian Presents Great Americans Medal to Honoree Paul Simon

National Museum of American History to Honor Simon in Sept. 18 Program

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will present its Great Americans medal to composer, musician and philanthropist Paul Simon Sept. 18. The presentation of the medal is part of the “Great Americans Award Program,” the museum’s…

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Biography

During his distinguished career Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which (“Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Graceland”) were albums of the year. In 2003 he was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award and is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song “Mrs. Robinson” from the motion picture “The Graduate” was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute’s 100 Years 100 Songs.

Awards + Achievements

  • 1968 GRAMMY: Record of the Year “Mrs. Robinson” – Simon & Garfunkel
  • 1975 GRAMMY: Best Pop Vocal Male – “Still Crazy After All These Years”
  • 1982: Paul Simon inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  • 2001: Paul Simon inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame