Suzzy Roche

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Suzzy Roche (Suzzy rhymes with "fuzzy"[1]), originally from Park Ridge, New Jersey, is best known for her work with the female vocal group The Roches, alongside sisters Maggie and Terre.[2] Suzzy is the youngest of the three, and joined the act in 1977.[3] She has written a book titled Wayward Saints, published in 2012.[4]

Background[edit]

Roche is also an active associate member of The Wooster Group and has appeared in a number of the group's productions as well as composing original music for the group's performances.[5] She was briefly a member of Four Bitchin' Babes, appearing on their album Some Assembly Required.[5] In 2004 Roche appeared on Crash Test Dummies album "Songs of the unforgiven".[6]

In addition to singing, she is an actress, having appeared in the 1988 romantic comedy Crossing Delancey,[7] as well as a 1982 film, Soup for One.[citation needed] Roche also appeared with her siblings (playing themselves) in the 1996 comedy A Weekend in the Country.[citation needed]

Personal[edit]

With musician Loudon Wainwright III, Roche has a daughter: Lucy Wainwright Roche.[8] Lucy's half-siblings Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright are also singer-songwriters.[9]

Solo discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thom Duffy (June 8, 1986). Calendar. "Roche Sisters Take Folk Act Into Tampa". Orlando Sentinel. p. 11. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Cocks, Jay. "Valentines from the Danger Zone", Time (magazine), May 7, 1979. Accessed October 16, 2007.
  3. ^ John Rockwell (August 11, 1977). "Performance by 3 Roche sisters at Kenny's Castaways nightclub". New York Times. p. 318. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ Natalie Danford (September 2, 2011). Features. "Life Riffs: Focus on Music 2011". Publishers Weekly 258 (36). p. 22. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Terry Perkins (March 25, 2004). Get Out. "Take It From Suzzy Roche: The Babes' Sound Is Still Bitchin'". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. 32. 
  6. ^ Bartley Kives (March 12, 2005). Entertainment. "Dummies frontman won't be home for Junos". Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba). p. c1. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ Janet Maslin (August 24, 1988). C. "Review/Film; Learning to Appreciate a Mr. Right Who Sells Pickles and Tells Jokes". New York Times. p. C15. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  8. ^ Dan Markowitz (April 14, 1996). "Turning 50, Songwriter Sings About Life". New York Times. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  9. ^ Alan Nichol (June 8, 2012). Features. "Beguiling as ever on stage". Newcastle Evening Chronicle. p. 4. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b Geoff Gehman (December 15, 2000). A.M. Magazine. "After Years Of Turmoil, Suzzy Roche Agitates For Calm.". The Morning Call. p. D1. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 

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