Rufus Wainwright

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‘I was promiscuous – that’s murder on marriage’: Loudon Wainwright III on sex addiction, booze and family feuds
The singer-songwriter fought with his father, fell out with children Rufus and Martha and drove away his first wife before the honeymoon was even over. At 76, has he finally made some kind of peace with the world?

Simon Hattenstone

05, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘We came and we conquered’: the Glastonbury I’ll never forget, by Skin, Rufus Wainwright and others
In the first part of our series, musicians and journalists recall their most memorable years at Worthy Farm – mud, romance, royalty and all

Skin and Rufus Wainwright, interviewed by Emine Saner, plus Kate Hutchinson and Alexis Petridis

21, Jun, 2022 @1:37 PM

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The 20 most powerful celebrity makers of 2008
The music PR legend Barbara Charone and others reveal their secrets. By Chris Hall

Chris Hall

19, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Martha Wainwright: ‘Forget rock excess, life on the road was a juggling act for me’
The Canadian-American singer-songwriter on why she needed to tell a different story in her candid autobiography

Edward Helmore

27, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rufus and Martha Wainwright: ‘When Mum died, we sewed ourselves together again’
The famous musical siblings revisit their fractious childhood relationship and recreate an old photograph

Harriet Gibsone

16, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Rufus Wainwright: A Rufus Retro-Wainwright-Spective review
Glimpses of his domestic life add an extra frisson to the singer-songwriter’s latest living room gig

Kitty Empire

23, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Rufus Wainwright: Unfollow the Rules review – a return to sumptuous basics
Wainwright’s 10th studio album is a lush, engaging study in domestic bliss

Phil Mongredien

12, Jul, 2020 @12:00 PM

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'Socially distanced Venetian gondolas!' – Rufus Wainwright on his dream festival
With festival season cancelled, we’re starting a new series asking stars for their dream lineups. First up is Rufus Wainwright, blending opera and Florence Welch

Interview by Dave Simpson

02, Jul, 2020 @4:00 PM

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UK could become 'cultural wasteland' due to coronavirus, say leading artists
Letter signed by hundreds of creative figures including PJ Harvey, Anish Kapoor and Rufus Wainwright calls on government support

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

26, Apr, 2020 @11:51 AM

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Rufus Wainwright: ‘I have always been an old soul’
The musician, 46, on coping with grief, becoming a parent and why he loves being a pop star

James McMahon

19, Apr, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Rufus and Martha Wainwright review – quirky, magnificent festive blowout
Chrissie Hynde, Neil Tennant and Sophie Ellis-Bextor joyously topped up the Wainwright siblings’ big-hearted Christmas fundraiser, A Not So Silent Night

Ian Gittins

08, Dec, 2019 @11:36 AM

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