Jeff Mangum

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Rock Singer
Date of Birth October 24, 1970
Place of Birth Ruston, Louisiana
Age 50 years old
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Jeff Mangum

Jeff Mangum is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the lyricist, vocalist and guitarist of the band Neutral Milk Hotel, as well as being one of the cofounders of The Elephant 6 Recording Company. He is best known for his complex, lyrically dense songwriting, apparent on the critically lauded album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.

Born: October 24, 1970, Ruston, Louisiana, United States
Genres: Indie rock, psychedelic folk, lo-fi, sound collage, psychedelic pop
Instruments: Guitar, drums, bass, keyboards, organ, accordion, xylophone, floor toms
Years active: 1987–1998, 2001–2002, 2006, 2008–2015
Labels: Merge Records, Orange Twin Records
Associated acts: Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System, The Olivia Tremor Control, Synthetic Flying Machine, Cranberry Lifecycle, The Apples in Stereo, Major Organ and the Adding Machine, Elf Power
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About Jeff Mangum

Singer, lyricist, and guitarist for the band Neutral Milk Hotel, who released the albums On Avery Island and In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. He also helped found The Elephant 6 Recording Company.

Before Fame

He attended Ruston High School in Louisiana.


He was a contributor on the album New Magnetic Wonder by The Apples in Stereo.

Family Life

He married Astra Taylor, a documentary filmmaker, in 2008.


He covered the song "Sign the Dotted Line" for a 2009 Chris Knox tribute album called Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox.

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  • Songwriters from Louisiana
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  • American indie rock musicians
  • Singers from Louisiana
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Latest information about Jeff Mangum updated on March 01, 2021.

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