Kristen Pfaff

Kristen Pfaff
1967 - 1994
Kristen Pfaff  American Bassist

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Kristen Pfaff was in relationships with Kurt Cobain (1993 - 1994), Eric Erlandson (1993 - 1994) and Layne Staley.


American Bassist Kristen Pfaff passed away on 15th Jun 1994 Seattle, Washington aged 27. Born Kristen Marie Pfaff on 26th May, 1967 (Gemini) in Buffalo, New York and educated at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart., Kristen Pfaff is most remembered for Bassist for Hole. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Kristen Pfaff is a member of the following lists: American women singers, Women rock singers and 1967 births.


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Dating3 1 year, 5 months 9 months, 24 days 11 months, 23 days
Total3 1 year, 5 months 9 months, 24 days 11 months, 23 days


First Name Kristen
Middle Name Marie
Last Name Pfaff
Full Name at Birth Kristen Marie Pfaff
Birthday 26th May, 1967
Birthplace Buffalo, New York
Died 15th June, 1994
Place of Death Seattle, Washington
Cause of Death Heroin overdose
Buried Forest Lawn Cemetery (Buffalo)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.
University University of Minnesota, Boston College
Occupation Text Musician, songwriter
Occupation Bassist
Claim to Fame Bassist for Hole
Music Genre (Text) Alternative rock, Noise Rock, Grunge
Year(s) Active 1991–1994
Instrument (text) Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Cello
Record Label Amphetamine Reptile, DGC
Associated Acts Janitor Joe, Palm, Hole
Father Norman Pfaff
Mother Janet Pfaff
Friend Courtney Love, Kurt Cobain, Paul Erickson, Eric Erlandson

Kristen Marie Pfaff (May 26, 1967 – June 16, 1994) was an American musician, best known as the bassist for alternative rock band Hole from 1993 to 1994. Prior to Hole, Pfaff was the bassist and backing vocalist for Minneapolis-based band Janitor Joe. Pfaff returned to Janitor Joe for a short tour in the weeks before her death. She died of a heroin overdose in her Seattle apartment in June 1994.

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Kristen Pfaff27 GeminiBassist
Kurt Cobain27 PiscesMusician
Eric Erlandson61 CapricornGuitarist
Layne Staley34 LeoSinger


Hole: Miss World1994Kristen Pfaff / Bassist / Backing VocalsMusic Video


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karirossApr 7, 2021

The pic on top is Melissa Auf der Maur, she was Hole's bass player after Pfaff xD #EpicFail

DeadGirl82DeadGirl82Nov 14, 2008

Another one of Courtney Loves victims... RIP Kristen-Kurt knew you had a beautiful soul, and hopefully you are now both together in Heaven ;) xxx

alfie1977Mar 28, 2008

RIP Kristen.

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