There was just one conversation during which all of these matters were discussed


1. Petitioner Marta Greenwald is the administrator of the estate of Elliott Smith. The estate is being administered in a probate action that is pending in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Prior to his death on October 21, 2003, Smith resided in Los Angeles, California. Smith was a well-known composer, singer and musical recording artist.
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Elliott had no romantic relationship with Jennifer


“Elliott had no romantic relationship with Jennifer for a number of months after he split with Valerie and moved into Jennifer’s home.  He had alienated or cut himself off from everyone close to him, so he was vulnerable in a way he hadn’t been before.  I do not believe he ever would have become involved with Jennifer were that not the case.”



I had seen “Will Hunting” and loved the music


“I had seen “Will Hunting” and loved the music. I’ll never forget his performance at the Oscars that I watched with my friend Ileen. After the song, I asked ’“WHO is that guy?”  I was thrilled and real happy that someone so nice and beautiful had been nominated for an Oscar. We had first met briefly at Rock Fest, but it’s only later, after he moved to L.A., that I asked my friend Steve to introduce me.”

Jennifer Chiba, Vox Pop (2010)

“At Spaceland he first met Jennifer Chiba. He had wandered in just as she’d finished a gig – Chiba played bass in a band called The Warlocks. Mutual friend Steve Hanft was there too, and Elliott asked for an introduction.”

W.T. Schultz, Torment Saint (2013)

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