Ben Folds biography

Ben Folds

Alternative rock, Composer

1966 –

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Who is Ben Folds?

Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and "Weird Al" Yankovic and undertaken experimental songwriting projects with authors such as Nick Hornby and Neil Gaiman. In addition to contributing music to the soundtracks of the animated films Over the Hedge, and Hoodwinked!, Folds produced Amanda Palmer's first solo album and has been a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off since 2009.

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Born
Sep 12, 1966
Winston-Salem
Also known as
  • Benjamin Scott Folds
  • Folds, Ben
  • Ben
  • Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds
  • Ben Folds Five
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Richard J. Reynolds High School
  • Frost School of Music
  • University of Miami
Lived in
  • Winston-Salem
  • Nashville
  • Miami
  • Montclair

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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