Heather Trost

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Heather Trost (born July 18, 1982) is an American violinist and singer.


Trost was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico,[1] and is one of the two members of the American Balkan Folk band A Hawk and a Hacksaw, with husband Jeremy Barnes (of Neutral Milk Hotel).[2]

Trost and Barnes also worked together in the band Beirut, having been recruited by Zach Condon to help him complete the recording of his first album Gulag Orkestar (2006).[3]

She is a former member of the band FOMA.



  • Ouroboros (2015)
  • Agistri (2017)

A Hawk and a Hacksaw[edit]

Other artists[edit]


  1. ^ "Heather Trost Discography". discogs.com. 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  2. ^ Buckley, Peter (30 April 2009). "Interview: A Hawk and a Hacksaw". layabozi.com. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Dirt City Chronicles: Beirut". dirtcitychronicles.blogspot.com. 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Heather Trost Credits". allmusic.com. 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.