Born and raised in Malibu, California, Emilie Autumn began learning theviolin at the age of four and left regular school five years later withthe goal of becoming a world-class violinist. Progressing to writingher own music, she studied under various teachers and went to IndianaUniversity, which she left over issues regarding the relationshipbetween classical music and the appearance of the performer. Throughher own independent label Traitor Records, Autumn debuted with herclassical album On a Day: Music for Violin & Continuo, followed by therelease in 2003 of her supernaturally themed album Enchant. As asufferer of bipolar disorder, she uses her experiences as a source ofinspiration for her work.
She was admitted to a psychiatric ward at aLos Angeles hospital after attempting suicide in 2004. Upon herrelease, she had her cell block number tattooed on her right arm as away of remembering what happened to her and penned her autobiographicalnovel, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls, which was published in2010. .
|1||Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance||1994||as Violinist|
|2||11-11-11||2011||as Girl in the video|
|3||Alleluia! The Devils Carnival||2015||as The Painted Doll|
|4||Emilie Autumn: Fight Like a Girl||2013||as Emilie Autumn|
|5||The Devils Carnival||2012||as Painted Doll|