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Name: Marc Cohn  
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Date of Birth: 5th July 1959
Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Profession: Singer
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Marc Cohn (born July 5, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his song "Walking In Memphis" from his self-titled 1991 album Marc Cohn. He has issued two other studio albums to date, The Rainy Season (1993) and Burning the Daze (1998), both on Atlantic Records. A self-released live compilation, Live 04-05, (2005) is being sold at concerts on his current tour. He won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, the year after the famous Milli Vanilli incident.

On August 7, 2005, Cohn was shot in the head during an attempted carjacking, following a concert with Suzanne Vega in Denver, Colorado. . He was hospitalized and released the next day. His remaining concerts on the tour have been cancelled.

He is the most famous graduate of Beachwood High School in Beachwood, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. He attended Oberlin College. Cohn is married to ABC News journalist Elizabeth Vargas. They have one child. He has two children from a previous marriage.

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