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Kristin Hersh


American singer who discovered success in the past due 80’s because the frontwoman from the alt-rock band Throwing Muses. She’s also released acoustic guitar-based single albums like 2003’s The Grotto and it is a member from the rock and roll trio 50 Feet Wave She was raised in Newport, Rhode Isle and started acquiring electric guitar lessons from her dad at age group nine. Her memoir Rat Female, which targets a single season on the elevation of Throwing Muses’ reputation, premiered in 2011. Her stepsister Tanya Donelly is really a founding person in Throwing Muses. Her single record The Grotto features violin efforts from Andrew Parrot.

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Full Name Kristin Hersh
Date Of Birth August 7, 1966
Place Of Birth Georgia
Profession Rock Singer
Education Salve Regina University
Nationality American
Spouse Billy O'Connell
Children Dylan O'Connell, Bodhi O'Connell, Ryder O'Connell, Wyatt O'Connell
Siblings Tanya Donelly
Music Groups Throwing Muses, 50 Foot Wave, Willard Grant Conspiracy
Nominations Goodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir & Autobiography
Movies Never Met Picasso
Star Sign Leo

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1 Raised in Newport, Rhode Island.
2 Was best friends in college with Betty Hutton.
3 Her fourth child, a son named Bodhi, was born in November 2002.
4 Stepsister of Tanya Donelly, with whom she played in the band, Throwing Muses. Tanya later left the band and formed Belly.
5 Children: Dylan, Ryder and Wyatt



The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 writer: "Counting Backwards"
Dollhouse 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Foxfire 1996 performer: "Me & My Charms" / writer: "Me & My Charms"
Empire Records 1995 writer: "Snakeface"
With Honors 1994 performer: "Your Ghost" / writer: "Your Ghost"
A Matter of Degrees 1990 writer: "Matter of Degrees" - as Kirsten Hersh



Granite State 2007 Documentary
Never Met Picasso 1996



The Magnificent Pigtail Shadow 2012 Short Narrator



Cut N' Dry Talent TV 2016 TV Series Herself - Music Video
Jammerzine's The Week in #Indie 2016 TV Series Herself
Rock N Roll Mamas 2013 Documentary
Late Review 2011 TV Series Herself - Panelist / Performer
Pixies: Gouge 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 1997 TV Series Herself
Beestung 1994 Short Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Herself

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1 I'm definitely a feminist as much as I am a Democrat. I don't think we have time to let those ladies say, "Well, I'm not a feminist" or anything because feminism should be the last movement we allow to disappear. I mean, you can't go against women, they're half the human race!

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