Michael Gira

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Birthday
19, 1954
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Frontman and guitarist for the seminal experimental noise rock band Swans. He established the independent record label Young God Records in 1990.

Before Fame

He spent over four months in a Jerusalem jail for selling drugs when he was sixteen.

Trivia

He released a collection of short fiction pieces called "The Consumer" in 1995.

Family Life

He lived in Europe with is father, Robert Gira, as a child.

Associated With

He and Swans' critically-acclaimed 2014 album "To Be Kind" features vocal contributions by indie pop star St. Vincent.