Justin Furstenfeld - biography

Singer from United States of America

Justin Furstenfeld Justin Steward Furstenfeld (born December 14, 1975 in Houston, Texas) is a record producer, artist, author, and the lead singer, guitarist, and lyricist of the rock band Blue October. When not touring with his band, Furstenfeld resides in San Marcos, Texas. He is the brother of Blue October drummer Jeremy Furstenfeld. Justin Furstenfeld has battled with Bipolar Disorder with Psychotic tendencies through most of his life and anxiety issues as well. He admits to a past of self harm in his teen years, and suicidal thoughts throughout his life. He has one daughter, named Blue. Growing up too, Furstenfeld listening to hip-hop, rock, country, dance; his favorite artists included Marvin Gaye, The Smiths, Red House Painters and Pink Floyd. His first musical memory was Roy Orbison's ballad, "Crying". During his high school years at Houston's prestigious High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA), he formed a band The Last Wish, which he played in from the age of 13 until 1995. When performing solo, Furstenfeld uses the moniker 5591;, the number 5591 being his patient number when he was admitted to a mental institution following a breakup with his then-girlfriend Amanda. He  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Furstenfeld, Justin,5591,Justin Steward Furstenfeld
Date of birth
1975-12-14
Place of birth
Houston
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Sarah Furstenfeld Lisa Pepin
Profession
Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter

Performances

Year Performance Character
2004 Blue October: Argue with a Tree

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