Currently alive, at 49 years of age.
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1968- She was born on the 3rd day of April this year in Rockport, Massachusetts.
1986 – entered the Berklee College of Music in Boston when she was 18, where she studied jazz singing and improvisation, shortly after her high school graduation. She did live in Manchester, CT with her Parents and Attended Elementary School there.
1992 – Cole got her first big professional break when she was invited to perform on Peter Gabriel’s 1992-1993 world tour.
1994 – Cole released her debut album, Harbinger, in this year with Imago Records. She appeared with Melissa Etheridge to sing a duet on VH1 though she was not well-known at the time.
1995 – She was signed on to Warner Bros. Records. The record company reissued Harbinger in the fall of this year.
1997 – Her singles "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone" and "I Don’t Want to Wait" reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 in this year. Cole was nominated for several Grammy awards in this year. Among them was "Producer of the Year" (Cole was the second woman to ever be nominated in this category); she did not win it, but did win "Best New Artist".
1999 – Cole released Amen with the newly formed "Paula Cole Band". The album’s debut single "I Believe in Love" was initially not a success but was remixed into a successful dance song.
2005 – Cole uploaded one of the tracks; "Singing out My Life," to her own website to get her sound out there. She also recorded a song called "It’s My Life" during these sessions, which can be heard in Mercury automobile commercials.
2007 – She is scheduled for a future tour and the tag "great things are happening" on the site would suggest Cole is ready to release her fourth studio album, "Courage", under her new record company Decca on the 12th day of June this year.