Lisa Fischer

Born Dec 1, 1958

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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1958 Birth Born on December 1, 1958.


1983 24 Years Old In 1983, under the stage name Xēna, Fischer released a Latin freestyle single, the electro classic "On the Upside".
1984 25 Years Old In 1984, a club track she recorded titled "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. … Read More


…  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


In 2009, Fischer completed touring with Tina Turner on her Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour and she is featured on Turner's new live DVD-CD titled Tina Live.
2010 51 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, where she was featured with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti.
2011 - 2012 2 More Events
2013 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Fischer is one of the main artists featured in the Oscar-winning documentary film 20 Feet from Stardom (2013), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was released on June 21, 2013. … Read More
2014 55 Years Old In 2014 Fischer reunited with many of the backup singers in 20 Feet From Stardom including Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, and Judith Hill to sing the national anthem at the 100th Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. … Read More
2015 56 Years Old Returning to her solo career after singing backup for major artists and groups, Lisa Fischer has sold out six consecutive shows at the Jazz Standard in 2015.
2016 57 Years Old In March 2016, Fischer went on tour along with her backup band trio Grand Baton. … Read More
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