Quotes by Van Dyke Parks

About Van Dyke Parks:

Van Dyke Parks is an American composer, arranger, record producer, instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, author, and actor. Parks is best known for his collaborations with musician Brian Wilson and for his contributions as lyricist to the Beach Boys' Smile project. Besides numerous collaborations with the Beach Boys, he has worked with such performers as Phil Ochs, Donovan, Haruomi Hosono, The Byrds, Tim Buckley, Little Feat, Loudon Wainwright III, Rufus Wainwright, U2, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Joanna Newsom, Grizzly Bear, Inara George, Silverchair, Kimbra, and Ringo Starr.

Author Bio

  • NameVan Dyke Parks
  • DescriptionAmerican musician
  • BornJanuary 3, 1941
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionActor; Composer; Songwriter