Pebe Sebert

About Pebe Sebert

Who is it?: Singer-Songwriter
Birth Day: March 17, 1956
Birth Place: Michigan City, Indiana, United States, United States
Birth name: Rosemary Patricia Sebert
Also known as: Patricia Rose Sebert, P. Sebert, Sebert, D. Sebert, Pebe Seber
Genres: Pop country dance-pop pop rock
Occupation(s): Singer songwriter
Instruments: Vocals piano guitar
Years active: 1976-present
Associated acts: Kesha Miley Cyrus Ariana Grande Pitbull Dolly Parton Merle Haggard Lacy J. Dalton Kathy Mattea Trini Triggs Regina Regina

Pebe Sebert

Pebe Sebert was born on March 17, 1956 in Michigan City, Indiana, United States, United States, is Singer-Songwriter. Pebe Sebert is an American singer and songwriter, widely acclaimed for writing numerous hit singles for Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grand and Pitbull. Pebe is also an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, extremely dexterous in playing the guitar and the piano. She is famous for creating the lyrics of “Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle to You”, a single crooned by the celebrated singer Dolly Parton. She has composed the lyrics of innumerable singles and tracks that have been sung by celebrated singers including Trini Triggs, Regina Regina, Kathy Mattea, Miranda Cosgrove, Larry Stewart, and many others. More than 8 million copies of the tracks created by Pebe for other singers have been sold in the US. She took to singing and songwriting when she was just four years old, and started performing publicly by the time she was six. She also took lessons in playing the guitar and the piano. In the initial stages of her career, she performed as a soloist and later on signed up with music bands and troupes. She married the country singer, Hugh Moffat, and gave birth to a son, Lagan. Following her separation from Hugh Moffat, Pebe bore a daughter named Kesha Rose Sebert who grew up to become a rapper, singer, and songwriter. Pebe has been active as a singer and songwriter for more than four decades now.
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Popular As Pebe Sebert
Occupation Singers
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 17, 1956 (Michigan City, Indiana, United States, United States)
Birthday March 17
Town/City Michigan City, Indiana, United States, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Pebe Sebert’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Pebe Sebert was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Awards and nominations:

BMI Pop Music Awards



Sebert was born on March 17, 1956 in Michigan City, Indiana, and her early years were spent on her parents' farm. Her father was of German descent and her mother was of Hungarian descent. Pebe began singing and making up songs at age 4 and singing publicly by age six, and she trained as a singer and played piano and guitar. Sebert sang in groups, bands, and as a solo Artist. She entered the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy at age 15, where she participated in the exclusive Madrigal group, which toured by invitation in Europe. She also toured as a Soprano with The American Youth Symphony and Choir. She began playing coffeehouses in Chicago and Europe throughout her high-school years.


In the 1970s Sebert wrote "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle to You" with then-husband Hugh Moffatt for American Country singer Joe Sun for his album Old Flames. Sun's version soon became a hit, peaking at #14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Two years after Sun's version was released, entertainer Dolly Parton included a cover of the song on her 1980 album Dolly, Dolly, Dolly. Parton's version became a huge hit, reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle to You" was later covered by many artists, including Sebert's daughter Kesha for her extended play Deconstructed and her third studio album Rainbow.


Sebert was married to Hugh Moffatt, with whom she wrote "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle to You", for seven years, separating in 1984. They had one child together, Lagan Sebert. She claims that after the divorce, she and Lagan lived on welfare payments and food stamps.


In 1987, Sebert gave birth to daughter Kesha Rose Sebert. Sebert frequently brought Kesha and her brothers along to recording studios and encouraged Kesha to sing. She moved the family to Nashville, Tennessee in 1991 after securing a new publishing deal for her songwriting.


In 2004, Sebert lent her vocals on X-Mas Balls' debut holiday album, She Left Me For Rudolph, singing "If I Was an Angel" with Ned McElroy and Jerry Williams.


In May 2005, Sebert and her two children Kesha and Lagan starred in an episode of the reality series "The Simple Life" which starred Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. In the May 12, 2005 episode "The Wedding Planner," Sebert lets Hilton and Richie stay at her house while they attempt to plan a wedding and eventually try, with Kesha's help, to set Sebert up on a date.


In 2010 Sebert co-wrote her daughter Kesha's hit song "Your Love Is My Drug", which became a Top 10 single in nine countries and reached triple-platinum in the U.S. Later that year, Sebert and Kesha gave the song "Disgusting" to pop singer Miranda Cosgrove for her debut album, and contributed the title track for Miley Cyrus's debut EP, The Time of Our Lives.


After Sebert and Kesha claimed that they didn't know who Kesha's father was, Bob Chamberlain approached Star Magazine in 2011 with pictures and letters, claiming them as proof that he and Kesha had been in regular contact as father and daughter before she turned 19.


In 2012 Sebert co-wrote "Warrior", "Dirty Love", "Wonderland", "Gold Trans Am", and "Out Alive" for Kesha's sophomore album Warrior. Sebert also provided backing vocals for the tracks "Dirty Love", which featured Iggy Pop, and "Gold Trans Am".


On December 31, 2013, Kesha released a music video for "Dirty Love", which Sebert had co-written and for which she contributed vocals.


Sebert checked into Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center in Lemont, Illinois, for rehab in January 2014, claiming that she had post-traumatic stress disorder from the trauma of Kesha being attacked by her record label and Dr. Luke. Sebert has admitted that she is a recovering drug addict and alcoholic and had taken Kesha to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings with her since Kesha was 1 year old.


In 2017, Sebert co-produced Kesha's comeback album Rainbow which features two new tracks co-written by the duo ("Hymn" and "Learn To Let Go"), as well as a duet of "Old Flames Can't Hold a Candle to You", between Kesha and Parton.

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