"Harry Edward Nilsson III"
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/ isbn= 1-84195-017-3}}), usually credited as "Nilsson", was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. He is known for the hit singles "Everybody's Talkin'" (1969), "Without You (Badfinger song)#Harry Nilsson version/Without You" (1971), and "Coconut (song)/Coconut" (1972). Nilsson also wrote the song "One (Harry Nilsson song)/One" made famous by the rock band Three Dog Night. He was one of the few major pop-rock recording artists of his era to achieve significant commercial success without ever performing major public concerts or undertaking regular tours.
He received Grammy Awards for two of his recordings; Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance/Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male in 1970 for "Everybody's Talkin'", a prominent song in the Academy Award-winning movie Midnight Cowboy, and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male in 1973 for "Without You."If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Harry Nilsson on Wikipedia.