Auf der Maur, Melissa

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Auf der Maur, Melissa Gender: F
born on 17 March 1972 at 13:10 (= 1:10 PM )
Place Montréal, Quebec (CAN), 45n31, 73w34
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°15' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°12 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 03°08'

Melissa Auf der Maur
photo: Damien Lachas (Flickr profile and professional website), license gfdl


Canadian musician, a bass player in Hole and Smashing Pumpkins. The daughter of a journalist turned politician, she studied photography in college. She joined Hole in 1994 but left in October 1999. A few weeks later she joined the group Smashing Pumpkins and stayed until the group's breakup in 2000. She released her first solo album in 2004.

She survived a bout of swine flu in the summer of 2009.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Corgan, Billy (born 17 March 1967). Notes: Band-mates
  • associate relationship with Homme, Josh (born 17 May 1973). Notes: Musical collaborators
  • associate relationship with Love, Courtney (born 9 July 1964). Notes: Band-mates


  • Relationship : Meet a significant person 23 July 1991 in Montréal (met Billy Corgan at Foufounes Electriques club after Smashing Pumpkins performance)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Great Publicity 30 November 1993 in Montréal (band Tinker opened for Smashing Pumpkins at Metropolis)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 14 January 1995 in Sydney (hit in the face with a thrown shoe while performing on stage with Hole, taken to hospital)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Joined group 24 November 1999 (Smashing Pumpkins)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1 June 2004 (debut solo album released)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Health : Acute illness 16 July 2009 in Hudson (recovered from swine flu)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Nick Dagan Best quotes her in June 2002


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo