Kitty Empire
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Kitty Empire
Kitty Empire
Born 1970 (age 47–48)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Writer, journalist

Kitty Empire is the pen name of a British writer and music critic, currently writing for The Observer.

Early life

Empire was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1970 and brought up in Canada, Italy and Egypt before arriving in Britain in 1988. Empire studied at Wadham College, Oxford and Thames Valley University before working as a stage door-keeper for the Royal Shakespeare Company and London's Barbican Theatre.[1] Empire began writing about music at the NME in 1995, continuing for seven years. In 2002 she became pop critic for The Observer.[1] She has also contributed to a variety of publications and broadcasts such as Elle (US), GQ, Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Newsnight Review, Uncut and The Scotsman. In 2007, she served as a judge for the Mercury Music Prize.

References

  1. ^ a b "Kitty Empire". BBC News. 19 January 2006. Retrieved 2010.

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