Donald Jay Fagen—an American musician—has made significant contributions to jazz-rock, rhythm and blues, and blue-eyed soul. His career spans from the 1960s to the present. Fagen is renowned as the co-founder, lead singer, co-songwriter, and keyboardist of the band Steely Dan, which he formed with Walter Becker in the 1970s. He achieved further recognition with his solo albums, including The Nightfly, which garnered Grammy nominations. Fagen's enduring impact on the music industry was recognized with his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Steely Dan. Following Becker's passing, Fagen continued performing under the Steely Dan name.