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Born in Budapest, Hungary

Mini Bio (1)

Eszter Balint (born in Budapest , Hungary) grew up as a member of the avant-garde theatre company Squat Theatre in New York. She has appeared in starring and featured roles in films by Jim Jarmusch, Woody Allen, Steve Buscemi, alongside David Bowie, and in Louis CK's FX TV show Louie, among others. Eszter has been featured in a number of documentaries as herself.

Eszter is also a musician performer violinist and songwriter with three critically acclaimed solo albums, Flicker, Mud and Airless Midnight. She has appeared as a violinist and/or vocalist on numerous projects by others, including albums by Michael Gira's Angels of Light and Swans, John Lurie's Marvin Pontiac's Greatest Hits, various projects by Marc Ribot, and has contributed tracks to two tribute albums by John Zorn. Eszter has collaborated with Stew (Passing Strange, Notes of a Native Song, The Total Bent, The Negro Problem) on a show of songs about Eszter's life growing up in NY.

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Trivia (5)

Was discovered at the age of 15 by director Jim Jarmusch when she was a performer with the Squat Theater Company in New York City.
In 1999, after having been involved in music for a few years, she released her debut album, 'Flicker', on Scratchie Records.
She released her second album, called Mud. [March 2004]
Her song, "Almost Gone" appears in the film, Lovely and Amazing. [January 2003]
Daughter of István Bálint.

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