Justine Frischmann

Justine Frischmann

Born Sep 16, 1969

Justine Elinor Frischmann is an English artist and musician, best known for being the lead singer of the now defunct band Elastica. In the last few years, she has pursued a career as an abstract painter.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Justine Frischmann.


1969 Birth Born on September 16, 1969.


1989 19 Years Old Frischmann began dating Brett Anderson in 1989, and together they founded the band Suede.


1991 21 Years Old She left the band in 1991.
1992 22 Years Old Frischmann later founded and fronted her own band, Elastica, which was formed in 1992 and emerged in 1993 with the single "Stutter" with help from BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq. … Read More
1998 28 Years Old Frischmann met Brett Anderson while studying at the University of London, where she studied architecture. While still initially living with Anderson, she fell for Damon Albarn (of Blur) who was her long-term boyfriend until they split in August 1998. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old In 2001 the band announced an amicable break up.
2002 32 Years Old From 2002-2003, Frischmann collaborated with her friend and flatmate M.I.A., co-writing songs on her first album Arular, most notably its 2003 single "Galang".
2003 33 Years Old In 2003, Frischmann co-presented a series called Dreamspaces for the BBC Television about modern architecture.
2004 34 Years Old In 2004, she presented the UK's premier and longest-running arts programme The South Bank Show and was a judge for the 2003 RIBA Stirling Prize for Architecture.
2005 35 Years Old In 2005, Frischmann moved to Boulder, Colorado where she studied visual arts at Naropa University, a small, Buddhist-inspired liberal arts college.
2008 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2008, Frischmann married a U.S. college professor.
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