Tom Verlaine was born on 13 December 1949 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA.
Tom Verlaine was a musician.
Tom Verlaine is known for The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), I'm Not There (2007) and Gold (2016).
"I met Tom when I was a child, not long after my father passed away," Jesse Paris Smith wrote in a statement to NPR.
After moving to New York City in the late 1960s, he adopted the stage name Tom Verlaine in honor of the 19th-century French Symbolist poet Paul Verlaine.
Verlaine dated poet and musician Patti Smith when they were both in the New York punk scene.
Mike Scott of The Waterboys tweeted: "Tom Verlaine has gone beyond what his guitar playing always indicated.
As a teenager, he was friends with future bandmate and punk icon Richard Hell at the Sanford School, a boarding school that they both attended.
Tom Verlaine passed away recently on 28 January 2023 in Manhattan, New York City, USA. He was 73.