Awards & Winners

John Farrar

Date of Birth 08-November-1946
Place of Birth Melbourne
(Victoria, Australia, Oceania)
Nationality Australia
Also know as Farrar, John
Profession Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor
John Clifford Farrar is an Australian-born music producer, songwriter, arranger, singer and guitarist. As a musician, Farrar is a former member of several rock and roll groups including The Mustangs, The Strangers, Marvin, Welch & Farrar, and The Shadows; in 1980 he released a solo eponymous album. As a songwriter and producer he worked with Olivia Newton-John from 1971 to 1989. He wrote her number-one hit singles: "Have You Never Been Mellow", "You're the One That I Want", "Hopelessly Devoted to You", and "Magic". He also produced the majority of her recorded material during that time including her number-one albums, If You Love Me, Let Me Know, Have You Never Been Mellow and Olivia's Greatest Hits Vol. 2; and he was a co-producer of Grease – the soundtrack for the film of the same name. Farrar also produced Newton-John's first United States number-one hit single, "I Honestly Love You", which was awarded the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1975. In 1969 Farrar married fellow Australian singer, Pat Carroll – formerly Newton-John's singing partner. In July 1970 Farrar and Carroll relocated to the United Kingdom and from late 1975 they have resided in the US. They are the parents of Sam Farrar and Max Farrar.

Awards by John Farrar

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Farrar.


Nominations 1980 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Razzie Award for Worst Original Song Xanadu


Nominations 1979 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song You're the One That I Want


Nominations 1978 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Original Song Hopelessly Devoted to You


Grammy Award for Record of the Year
Honored for : I Love You, I Honestly Love You

Nominations 1974 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Record of the Year I Love You, I Honestly Love You