Kristen Pfaff

Musician and Singer
Born May 26, 1967

Kristen Marie Pfaff was an American bass guitarist, best known for her work with Hole.

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1967 Birth Born on May 26, 1967.


1985 18 Years Old After graduating from Catholic school Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart in 1985, Pfaff spent a short time in Europe and briefly attended Boston College before ultimately finishing at the University of Minnesota, majoring in Women's Studies. … Read More


1990 23 Years Old Pfaff also took part in the annual 24 Hour Rape Free Zone in 1990, and was quoted as saying the goal was "to draw attention to violence brought against women on campus and in the world". … Read More
In 1993, Pfaff moved to Seattle, Washington, to work with the other members of Hole on Live Through This, the major-label follow-up to Pretty On The Inside.
Pfaff entered a Minneapolis detox center for heroin addiction in February 1994 and took a sabbatical from Hole later that spring, to tour with Janitor Joe. "She went on tour... and when she came back from that, she was clean", says Erlandson. … Read More
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