Singer Rufus Wainwright Welcomes Baby Girl!

Celebrity Moms Feb. 18, 2011 AT 4:44PM
Singer Rufus Wainwright Welcomes Baby Girl! Credit: Rob Loud/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival

It's a girl!

With a post on his official website today, singer Rufus Wainwright, 37, announced that he and partner of five years Jorn Weisbrodt are proud new papas.

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"Darling daughter Viva Katherine Wainwright Cohen was born on February 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California to parents Lorca Cohen, Rufus Wainwright and Deputy Dad Jorn Weisbrodt," reads the post. "The little angel is evidently healthy, presumably happy and certainly very, very beautiful."

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Continued Wainwright, "Daddy #1 would like to offer everyone a digital cigar."

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Music is in the blood for baby Viva. Not only is her father an award winning musician, but her maternal grandfather is legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen.

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