Kristin Hersh

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Birthday
7, 1966
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

American singer who found success in the late 80's as the frontwoman of the alt-rock band Throwing Muses. She has also released acoustic guitar-based solo albums like 2003's The Grotto and is a member of the rock trio 50 Foot Wave

Before Fame

She grew up in Newport, Rhode Island and started taking guitar lessons from her father at age nine.

Trivia

Her memoir Rat Girl, which focuses on a single year at the height of Throwing Muses' popularity, was released in 2011.

Family Life

Her stepsister Tanya Donelly is a founding member of Throwing Muses.

Associated With

Her solo album The Grotto features violin contributions from Andrew Bird.

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