Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor is an American author, storyteller, humorist and radio personality. He is best known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show "A Prairie Home Companion."
Married three times; two children
University of Minnesota, Bachelor's degree in English in 1966
In 1994, Keillor was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He received a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1999. Keillor received a Grammy in 1988 for his recording of "Lake Wobegon Days."
Photo by Ann Heisenfelt, Associated PressGarrison Keillor reports he is "feeling good" after surgery Thursday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester."The IV went in and night fell and a couple...
Don’t expect the master of ceremonies to get emotional when “A Prairie Home Companion” celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend.“I avoid getting choked up. It’s not...
Robert Bly at the launch of "Airmail." Star Tribune photo by Jerry Holt.And why not look forward to fall, when this summer is refusing to make an appearance? Let's skip it, then, and head...
Garrison Keillor will be living like a rock star this summer on the "APHC Radio Romance Tour." / Tom Wallace, Star TribuneThe news from Lake Wobegon: Garrison Keillor and the cast of...
When Garrison Keillor sings on "A Prairie Home Companion," he often reins in his sonorous timbre to playful ditties or respectful harmonizing with legendary musicians. Even in its contained...
Minnesota's radio institution pulled himself out of the lineup to "appreciate" the show he started in '74.
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