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Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1959
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California
Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
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Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Nadine Vega is an American singer-songwriter, songwriter and record producer famous for her folk-inspired music. Vega's musical career spans almost 40 years. She gained popularity in the mid-1980s, releasing four singles that hit the UK's Top 40 charts in the 1980s and 1990s, including "Marlene on the Wall", "Left of Center", "Luka" and "No Cheap Thrill". ". "Tom's Diner", originally released as a cappella on Vega's second album, Solitude Standing, was remixed in 1990 as a dance floor by British electronic music duo DNA with Vega as the artist stood out and became a hit in the Top 10 countries. The song was used as a test in the creation of the MP3 format. The song's important role in the development of MP3 compression allowed Vega to receive the title "Mother of MP3". Vega has released nine studio albums to date, the most recent of which is Lover, Beloved: An Evening Song with Carson McCullers, released in 2016

Born July 11, 1959, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, folk rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1982–present
Labels Cooking Vinyl, A&M, Blue Note, Amanuensis Productions
Associated acts Joe Jackson, Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse, Jonathan Coulton, Duncan Sheik, Shawn Colvin
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About Suzanne Vega

Award-winning singer-songwriter whose folk-inspired songs "Luka" and "Tom's Diner" both became international top ten hits.

Suzanne Vega before fame

She studied modern dance at New York's High School of Performing Arts. While at Barnard College, she began performing in Greenwich Village.

Achievement of Suzanne Vega

She was referenced in Pulp Fiction during a conversation between Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace.

Suzanne Vega family life

She married Mitchell Froom in 1995 and, after their divorce in 1998, she remarried Paul Mills in 2006.

Associations of Suzanne Vega

Part of her song "Tom's Diner" was used in the song "Dopefiend's Diner" by Tupac Shakur.

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Latest information about Suzanne Vega updated on June 14 2021.