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Lisa Fischer

Musician
Female
Born Dec 1, 1958
Age 57
Hometown New York City, Ne...

Lisa Fischer is an American R&B singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in 1991 with her debut album So Intense, which produced the Grammy Award winning hit single "How Can I Ease the Pain". Known for her upper head notes, Fischer has been recognized as one of the most successful session vocalists of the era. She has sung back-up for a number of famous artists, including Luther Vandross, Tina Turner and The Rolling Stones.… Read More

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  • Review: Lisa Fischer Joyfully Flaunts Her Range At Birdland
    NYTimes - Apr 24, 2015
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    Backup Singers And The Divided Soul
    Huffington Post - Oct 29, 2013
  • Liz Smith: Bette Midler And Darlene Love Celebrate 20 Feet From Stardom
    Huffington Post - Aug 01, 2013
  • Critic's Pick: '20 Feet From Stardom'
    LATimes - Jun 19, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1958 Birth Born on December 1, 1958.

TWENTIES

1984 25 Years Old In 1984, a club track she recorded entitled "Only Love (Shadows)" was briefly featured in the motion picture Beat Street and was later released in 1995 as part of the Hot Productions The Best of Criminal Records compilation.

THIRTIES

1991 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She rose to fame in 1991 with her debut album So Intense, which produced the Grammy Award winning hit single "How Can I Ease the Pain". … Read More

FIFTIES

2010 51 Years Old 1 More Event
Most recently, Fischer appeared at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island where she was featured with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti.
2011 52 Years Old She remained a guest artist with Botti's band in 2011 and continues to appear at their 2012 concerts.
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