Arthur Ira Garfunkel is an American singer, poet, and actor. He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Arthur Ira Garfunkel (born November 5, ) is an American singer, poet, and actor. He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock. For his In Close-Up tour dates, Art brings along a guitarist and keyboardist, performing Simon & Garfunkel songs, solo hits, select covers and he reads excerpts. Although it has been over 40 years since Bridge Over Troubled Water was recorded, Art Garfunkel's image and signature vocal remain among the most instantly. In the spring of , Art Garfunkel stepped out of his New York apartment building and began a walk across North America. Art Garfunkel is a singer and actor who rose to fame as half of the s folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. Who Is Art Garfunkel? Art Garfunkel met fellow. Art Garfunkel, Actor: Carnal Knowledge. Art Garfunkel was born on November 5, in Forest Hills, New York, USA as Arthur Ira Garfunkel. Official Art Garfunkel Page. likes · talking about this. Art Garfunkel · From Rock's Backpages Simon and Garfunkel: 'To a degree, our hostility is a setup' – a classic interview from the vaults. Published: 27 May Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivalled duo Simon & Garfunkel. Garfunkel defined an era.