Marc Cohn

Born Jul 5, 1959

Marc Craig Cohn is an American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known for his song "Walking in Memphis" from his 1991 album Marc Cohn. He has issued four other studio albums to date: The Rainy Season (1993), Burning the Daze (1998), Join the Parade (2007), and Listening Booth: 1970 (2010). Cohn wrote the song "My Great Escape" for the 1995 Peter Horton film The Cure.… Read More

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1959 Birth Born on July 5, 1959.


1999 40 Years Old Cohn is married to ABC News journalist Elizabeth Vargas, whom he met at the 1999 U.S. Open after being introduced by Andre Agassi.
2003 44 Years Old They have two sons: Zachary Raphael, who was born on January 31, 2003, and Samuel Wyatt, who was born on August 16, 2006. … Read More
2005 46 Years Old On August 7, 2005, Cohn was shot in the head during an attempted carjacking in Denver, Colorado, following a concert with Suzanne Vega. … Read More
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