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Elliott Smith

Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and lived for much of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. Smith's primary instrument was the guitar, though he was also proficient with piano, clarinet, bass guitar, drums, and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style, characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery", and used multi-tracking to create vocal layers, textures, and harmonies. Smith died on October 21, 2003 at the age of 34 from two stab wounds to the chest. A possible suicide note, written on a Post-it note, read: "I'm so sorry—love, Elliott. God forgive me."


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Born:
Aug 6, 1969 In Omaha - Nebraska - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
5
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 2016-06-03
Known For
Poster of Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Poster of To Catch a Killer
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Filmography
Movie Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 10-Year Old Lawrence 2016-06-03
Movie Heaven Adores You Himself (archival footage) 2014-05-14
Movie Lucky Three: An Elliott Smith Portrait Himself 1997-07-08
Movie To Catch a Killer Gas Station Attendant 1992-05-15
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
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