One of eight children, Scott A. Simon is an American novelist and recording artist who comes from a long line of coal miners, and steel workers. He studied Spanish literature, Mandarin and Romance languages at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Salamanca, Saint Elizabeth's College and Fairleigh Dickinson University.
His passion for music led to New York City and co-founding the internationally acclaimed synth-pop band, Our Daughters Wedding. The group became the first independent act to enter Billboard's Top 40, and were signed to EMI Records. Currently, Mr. Simon lives on a farm with his wife in New Jersey.