Happy Birthday: Harry Connick Jr.

Festival Reviews

harryconnickjr.jpgHarry Connick Jr.

Born: September 11, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Married to: Jill Goodacre (16 April 1994 – present) (3 children)

…my mother, I knew until I was 13. She died when I was 13. She was from New York, a Jewish background, and met my dad when they were working for the government in Morocco. And they got married in 1953, moved back to New Orleans. My dad was from Mobile, Alabama, and then grew up in New Orleans. So they came back to New Orleans. They both were lawyers. And they had a record store in the ’50s, about 10 years before I was born, to sort of make money to put themselves through law school. And by the time I came around in ’67, they were both practicing law. And my mom and I were super tight. I think she really wanted me to be…

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