Happy Birthday Suzanne Vega!
Award-winning singer-songwriter whose folk-inspired songs “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner” both became international top ten hits.
She studied modern dance at New York’s High School of Performing Arts. While at Barnard College, she began performing in Greenwich Village.
She was referenced in Pulp Fiction during a conversation between Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace.
She married Mitchell Froom in 1995 and, after their divorce in 1998, she remarried Paul Mills in 2006.
Part of her song “Tom’s Diner” was used in the song “Dopefiend’s Diner” by Tupac Shakur.