Mia Zapata

Mia Zapata
1965 - 1993
Mia Zapata  American Musician

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American Musician Mia Zapata was born Mia Katherine Zapata on 25th August, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA and passed away on 7th Jul 1993 Seattle, Washington, USA aged 27. She is most remembered for Lead singer of Riot Grrrl band The Gits. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Mia Zapata is a member of the following lists: People from Louisville, Kentucky, American women singers and 1965 births.


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First Name Mia
Middle Name Katherine
Last Name Zapata
Maiden Name Zapata
Full Name at Birth Mia Katherine Zapata
Age 27 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th August, 1965
Birthplace Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died 7th July, 1993
Place of Death Seattle, Washington, USA
Cause of Death beaten, raped, and strangled by Jesus Mezquia
Buried Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature member of the 27 Club...
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Lead singer of Riot Grrrl band The Gits
Music Genre (Text) Punk rock, Grunge
Year(s) Active 1986–1993
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, Guitar
Associated Acts The Gits
Official Websites www.thegits.com/
Favorite Bands Hank Williams, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles

Mia Katherine Zapata (August 25, 1965 – July 7, 1993) was an American musician who was the lead singer for the Seattle punk band The Gits. After gaining praise in the nascent grunge scene, Zapata was murdered in 1993 while on her way home from a music venue, at age 27. The crime went unsolved for a decade before her killer, Jesus Mezquia, was tried, convicted and sentenced to 36 years in prison.

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