Lisa Anne Loeb (born 11 March, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter and reality television star.
Born in Bethesda, Maryland, and raised in Dallas, Texas, Loeb attended The Hockaday School, an all-girls private school in Dallas. After graduating from high school in 1986, she went to Brown University where she graduated in 1990 with a degree in comparative literature.
At Brown, she and Liz Mitchell formed a band named Liz and Lisa, featuring future singer/songwriter and fellow Brown classmate Duncan Sheik as a guitarist. The duo released the albums Liz and Lisa and Liz and Lisa - Days Were Different independently. Loeb had developed a following from her solo acoustic performances on the New York City coffeehouse circuit, where she sold a collection of her songs referred to as The Purple Tape.
Loeb's big break came when she was discovered by actor and friend Ethan Hawke, who lived in an apartment across the street from her in New York City. She met Hawke through mutual friends in the NYC theatre community. Hawke gave a tape of Loeb's song "Stay (I Missed You)" to director Ben Stiller during the making of the 1994 f...
|Born|| March 11, 1968|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer|
|Years active||1989 - present|
|First album||''Liz and Lisa''|
|Latest album||''The Very Best of Lisa Loeb''|
|Notable albums||''Tails'', ''Firecracker'', ''The Way It Really Is''|
|Notable songs||"Stay (I Missed You)", "I Do", "You Don't Know Me"|
|Associated acts||Liz and Lisa|