Conor Oberst

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Birthday
15, 1980
Birthplace
Omaha, NE
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Omaha, NE

About

Singer-songwriter best known for his work with Bright Eyes. He has also performed with the bands Park Ave., The Faint, and Monsters of Folk.

Before Fame

His musical interests began to expand after he joined his middle-school choir.

Trivia

He was named the Best Songwriter of the Year by Rolling Stone magazine in 2008.

Family Life

His father, Matthew Ryan Oberst Sr., was an information manager for Mutual of Omaha. His mother, Nancy Oberst, was an elementary education director for Omaha Public Schools. He dated Emily Arauz before marrying Corina Figueroa Escamilla in 2010.

Associated With

He cited Neil Young as one of his musical influences.