Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn was born September 17, 1974, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has released a number of albums under the K Records label. She has collaborated with her close friend Phil Elvrum of The Microphones and has also worked extensively with The Black Cat Orchestra.
Mirah is the youngest of three children and lived in Bala Cynwyd, a suburb of Philadelphia for most of her childhood. She then moved to Olympia, Washington and attended The Evergreen State College. She is modest and deliberate, prefers privacy to invasion and reconciliation to war. Mirah is Jewish and her middle name means "good day" or "holy day" in Hebrew.
Mirah visited South America, specifically Argentina, and was so struck by the music and culture that several songs on C'mon Miracle reflect this experience.
Traditionally a solo p...