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Harry Forster Chapin

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Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, Kings County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Jericho, Nassau County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jim Chapin and Jeanne Elspeth Burke
Husband of <private> Chapin (Gaston)
Father of Jennifer "Jen" Elspeth Chapin (1971)
Brother of <private> Chapin and <private> Chapin

Occupation: Adult Contemporary Rock Musician
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About Harry Chapin

Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known in particular for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the number-one hit "Cat's in the Cradle." Chapin was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger; his work was a key player in the creation of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger in 1977. In 1987, Chapin was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his humanitarian work. Source: Wikipedia

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Harry Chapin's Timeline

1942
December 7, 1942
New York, Kings County, New York, United States
1981
July 16, 1981
Age 38
Jericho, Nassau County, New York, United States