Amanda Palmer( April 30, 1976 - Present )
Cooking Vinyl, 8ft. Records
Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer , sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer, is an American singer-songwriter who is the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist of the duo The Dresden Dolls. She performs as a solo artist, and was also one-half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, and the lead singer and songwriter of Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra.
Palmer was born Amanda MacKinnon Palmer in New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital, and grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. Her parents divorced when she was one year old, and she rarely saw her father as a child.
She attended Lexington High School, where she was involved in the drama department, and attended Wesleyan University where she was a member of the Eclectic Society. She staged performances based on work by the...