Katherine Beinecke Michel Wiki – Katherine Beinecke Michel Biography
Katherine Beinecke Michel (Katie Michel) is the ex-wife of the late Adam Schlesinger, an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. Schlesinger was an Emmy-winning songwriter behind Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and a slew of Grammy, Tony, and Oscar-nominated songs, and a founding member of Fountains of Wayne. He is reported to have died of complications of coronavirus at the age of 52.
Adam and wife Katherine Michel, who got married in 1999, have two daughters together, Sadie and Claire.
Katherine Beinecke Michel Age
According to a New York Times wedding announcement, Michel was 27 at the time of their wedding making her 47 years old as of 2020.
Katherine Beinecke Michel Early Life
Katie Michel is a Yale graduate who worked as a graphic designer at Grenfell Press, a publisher of art books in New York -where she worked from 1995 until 1997 as a graphic designer, printer and print publisher.
She moved to Manhattan after graduating from Yale and lived in a tiny Greenwich Village apartment above Le Zoo, a restaurant on West 11th Street. ”Every night, I fell asleep to the kitchen radio,” she said.
She founded the art gallery, Planthouse Gallery in New York City in 2013. Katherine’s great grandmother, Jules Bache, amassed a collection of art -and which was mostly donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
According to its website, Katherine Beinecke Michel serves on the boards of the International Print Center New York and Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Michel is a member of the Victory Garden Collective formed in 2016 in response to the presidential primaries.
Katherine Beinecke Michel & Adam Schlesinger
The two had met in 1996, at a bar on Hudson Street. They celebrated their nuptials on January 30th, 1999. At the wedding, Michel arrived in a greenish-white leather Prada suit with a miniskirt and a smile as big as Julia Roberts’s. In lieu of an aisle, she walked down the sidewalk with her father, Clifford L. Michel, a partner in the New York law firm Cahill, Gordon & Reindel. ”As she got closer to the restaurant, she hiked up her skirt so everyone could see her green lingerie,” Ms. Kellison said.
At the time of Schlesinger’s death, the two had already divorced and he had moved on with a partner, Alexis Morley.
Adam Schlesinger Death & Cause
Schlesinger was perhaps best known for his longtime role as songwriter and bassist in the band Fountains of Wayne, which scored a Top 40 hit and Grammy nomination with their memorable 2003 single, “Stacy’s Mom.” He also performed and wrote songs with the cult-favorite band Ivy.
Adam Schlesinger is reported to have died on April 1st, 2020 from complications of coronavirus. In March 2020, Schlesinger was hospitalized and placed on a ventilator after contracting COVID-19.