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Regina Spektor

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About Regina Spektor
Regina Spektor (born Regina Ilyinichna Spektor on 18 February 18 1980 in Moscow) is a Russian-born American singer-songwriter and pianist. Her music is associated with the anti-folk scene centered on New York City's East Village. Spektor studied classical piano from the age of six, practising on a Petrof piano given to her mother by her grandfather. She was also exposed to the music of rock and roll bands such as The Beatles, Queen, and The Moody Blues by her father, who obtained such recordings in Eastern Europe and traded cassettes with friends in the Soviet Union. The family left the Soviet Union in 1989, when Regina was nine, during the period of Perestroika when Jewish citizens were permitted to emigrate. The seriousness of her piano studies led her parents to consider not leaving Russia, but they finally decided to emigrate, for religious and political reasons. Travelling first to Austria and then Italy, the family settled in the Bronx, New York, United States where Spektor ... Read More

Career Started: 2001
Official Website: http://reginaspektor.com
Tags: anti-folk, pop, piano, rock, new york,

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