Jacob Slichter

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Jacob Slichter
Birth nameJacob Huber Slichter
Born (1961-05-04) May 4, 1961 (age 58)
Boston, Massachusetts
GenresAlternative rock
Occupation(s)Musician, drummer, Writing Professor at Sarah Lawrence College
InstrumentsDrums, Piano
Years active1993–present
LabelsMCA
Associated actsSemisonic

Jacob Slichter (born Jacob Huber Slichter, April 5, 1961) is an American musician.

Slichter, the son of physicist Charles Slichter, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard with a degree in African American studies and history. He is the drummer for the Minneapolis based rock band, Semisonic.

Slichter, in 2004, wrote So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star (ISBN 0-7679-1470-8), a book that details his experiences as a member of Semisonic and their journey through the recording industry.

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