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Regina Spektor
Реги́на Ильи́нична Спе́ктор
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Spektor in 2009
Regina Ilyinichna Spektor

(1980-02-18) February 18, 1980 (age 42)
Nationality American, Russian
Citizenship United States
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active 2001–present
Home town New York City
Jack Dishel (m. 2011)
Children 1
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • guitar
  • Sire
  • Warner
Associated acts

Regina Spektor (b. February 18, 1980) is a Russian-American singer-songwriter and pianist. She was born in Moscow, Russia, but moved to The Bronx in New York City as a child.

She has released six studio albums. She released her first album 11:11 in 2001. In 2002 she released her second album Songs. Spektor's third album Soviet Kitsch was her first album to be released on a record label. Three singles were released from the album. In 2009 Spektor released her fourth album Far. What We Saw from the Cheap Seats was released in 2012.

She usually sings in English but has used other languages in her songs including Latin, French, and Russian.

Spektor sings the theme song of Orange is the New Black, "You've Got Time". The song was nominated for the award for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 2013 Grammy Awards.

Personal life

Spektor married Jack Dishel in 2011.

She gave birth to a baby boy in 2014.

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