Pete Yorn Biography

Pete Yorn
Pete Yorn
  • Born July 27, 1974

His most recent release is 2018\'s Apart, an EP created in collaboration with actress/singer Scarlett Johansson. \n', '

Yorn was born in the Pompton Plains section of Pequannock Township, New Jersey, and raised Jewish. in Montville, New Jersey, the son of Joan, a former school teacher and real estate agent, and Lawrence K. Yorn, a retired dentist. Yorn attended Montville Township High School. His brother Rick is a major talent manager in Hollywood, and was responsible for teaching nine-year-old Pete to play the drums. His eldest brother Kevin Yorn is an entertainment lawyer. \n', '

Yorn mentions the Nova Scotia band Sloan as one with great influence on him, even admitting after seeing them live in 1999, he was so blown away by their talent that he wondered whether it would be worth continuing to even pursue his debut album. Sloan would later tour with Yorn in the US.\n', '

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