Josh Hartzler
Josh Hartzler and Amy Lee
Born November 4, 1977
Occupation(s) therapist, songwriter
Associated acts Daughtry, David Hodges
Josh Hartzler is Amy Lee's husband. He was born in 1977. His occupation is a therapist. He has been the main inspirations for Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life" and "Good Enough".

In 2008 he gave Amy a harp as a gift. Since then, she has used it on solo and Evanescence songs.

In 2010, he suggested Amy to release "Together Again", a The Open Door outtake, to help raise funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake.[1] She teamed up with United Nations Foundations to do so.[2]


Josh and Amy were engaged on January 8, 2007. The next day, Lee announced her engagement publicly while hosted by Much, a Canadian show. They got married on May 6, 2007 in Amy's family home in Little Rock, Arkansas, and honeymooned near The Bahamas.[3]

Lee announced via social media on January 18, 2014 that she was pregnant. The couple's first child, Jack Lion Hartzler, was born on July 24, 2014.[4] The three of them live in New York.

Music creditsEdit

Josh is credited for co-writing the lyrics for David Hodges' solo career on the album "Musical Demonstrations Pt.1". The related songs are Crowd of Me (with Hodges and Stuart Upchurch), Fly, and Thursday (these two last only with Hodges). He has also co-written Daughtry's last single off their 2006 "Daughtry" album, What About Now, along with Ben Moody and David Hodges.

He also is credited for co-writing two songs on Amy Lee's children's album, Dream Too Much, released in 2016. Those songs are "The End of the Book" and "If You're a Star."

References Edit

  1. EvClub - The World Of Evanescence | Fans Club Chile (in Spanish). Archived from the original on May 8, 2010.
  2. Lee, Amy (January 22, 2010). "Today @Evanescence is releasing a new song, Together Again...". Twitter.
  3. Rubin, Courtney (May 10, 2007). "Evanescence Singer Amy Lee Gets Married".
  4. Duncan, Gabi (July 28, 2014). "Evanescence's Amy Lee Welcomes Baby Boy—See the Precious Pic!"E!
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