Art Alexakis

Arthur Paul "Art" Alexakis (born April 12, 1962) is best known as the American singer, composer, and guitarist of the rock band Everclear. He has been a member of several notable bands, in addition to his own work as a songwriter for other artists. Alexakis founded several record labels throughout his career, and worked as an A representative for major record labels, between and during his own musical projects. Later he became a political activist, and lobbied for special concerns which included drug awareness policies, and support of the families of the military. Along with the band Everclear, he performed for soldiers stationed in Cuba. His political involvement continued to expand, and Alexakis campaigned for the (unsuccessful) bid of former candidate John Kerry for the position of United States President. Alexakis was born in Los Angeles, California. Alexakis's father left the family, leaving Alexakis, his mother, his brother, and his three sisters. Soon after, financial difficulties forced Alexakis's mother to relocate the family to the Mar Vista Gardens housing projects in California, located near Culver City.


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