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Donald Fagen

Singer Donald Fagen

Profession: Singer

United States of America

Why Famous: Along with Walter Becker, Fagen is the co-founder, lead singer and pianist of the jazz rock group Steely Dan, with which he has sold more than 40 million albums.

Born: January 10, 1948
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Age: 73 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Historical Events

  • 1974-05-11 Steely Dan releases "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"
  • 1974-08-03 Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins the Doobie Brothers
  • 1981-06-21 Donald Fagen and Walter Becker disband their rock group Steely Dan
  • 2000-02-29 American rock band Steely Dan releases "Two Against Nature", their eighth studio album, and first in 20 years; it wins four Grammy Awards.

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