New York City, February 13, 2006: Suzanne Vega of New York City and Paul Mills of Los Angeles were married on February 11th, 2006 at her home in New York City. She is a singer-songwriter, the daughter of Richard Peck of Irvine, California and Patricia Vega of New York City. She is also the step-daughter of the author Edgardo Vega Yunque of New York City. The groom is a sole practitioner civil rights and criminal defense trial lawyer and poet, the son of Goodwin and Rebelle Mills of Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Paul Mills, formerly a staff writer and contributing editor of FUSION Magazine in Boston, was a well-known Greenwich Village night club and street performer of classic and original poetry under the name Poez in the early 1980’s. The couple met at Folk City on West 4th Street in 1981. Mr. Mills proposed to Miss Vega in May, 1983, and she accepted his proposal on Christmas Day, 2005.
This isn’t bull – someone on Vega’s message board posted a photo of the two from 1982. Remember, Vega’s first hit was “Marlene on the Wall” in 1985. So I’m assuming Mills fell in love with her before she was famous, lost touch with her when her career took off, watched tearfully as she married and then divorced Mitchell Froom, and then, having stayed single for 22 years, hooked up with her and reignited the spark.
Oh, did you think I was done? I’m not done. By all appearences, Mills got back in touch by leaving this message on her website.
I have a fairly unexciting question which might be considered personal I suppose. Is this a good way to contact you?
Regardless of whether or not you care about Suzanne Vega, this is kind of cool.