Question by  sennico (22)

Is it true that Dave Matthews' sister was murdered?


Answer by  Darry (3853)

Dave Matthew's older sister, Anne, was murdered in 1994 by her husband who then committed suicide. This occurred in South Africa where Matthews is originally from.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Matthews' sister, Anne, was killed by her husband in 1994 in a murder-suicide. They lived in South Africa at the time. The album "Under the Table and Dreaming" is dedicated "in memory of Anne. "


Answer by  ShawnL19 (310)

Yes it is true. His sister Anne was murdered in 1994, in South Africa, by her husband. The husband then killed himself. Dave and his other sister, Jane, helped raise the children Anne had.


Answer by  flamiss22 (5081)

Yes it is true. His sister Anne lived in South Africa and was involved in domestic violence with her husband. He was a stalker and refused to give her a divorce. He subsquently murdered her and committed suicide. Afterwards Dave and his younger sister moved her two children to America where he raised them.


Answer by  DackThrombosis (1093)

Yes. Various reports assert that Mr. Matthews's sister Anne was the victim of a murder-suicide crime in South Africa back in early 1994. The perpetrator of this cowardly and heinous crime was Anne's husband, according to accounts. After killing his wife, Anne's spouse turned the gun on himself. She left behind two children.


Answer by  sashangeljaz (992)

Yes, it is true. Dave and his three siblings were born in South Africa. His older sister Anne was living there with her own family. In 1994, Anne's husband murdered her and then committed suicide. Dave performed two days afterward and devoted his performance and a subsequent album to the memory of Anne.


Answer by  KathyB (276)

In 1994 his sister Anne was killed by her husband who then committed suicide. Dave and another sister subsequently took responsibility for Anne's children.

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