ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Happy Birthday to Englewood's Matt White!
White, a now New York based singer-songwriter, who grew up in Englewood, turns 36 on Friday.
He was born in Englewood on Sept. 23, 1980.
He began playing the piano at age three and grew up playing classical music. He wrote an opera at age 11. White moved to Wisconsin in 2002 for college and began his singing career. While attending the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he learned to play the guitar when a piano wasn't available. After graduating from college, White moved back to New York City, where he continued busking, singing on street corners and in Washington Square Park.
In 2007, his full album hit 'Best Days', was released by Geffen Records, reached No. 4 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart. White released his last EP in 2012..