Related Information for Algebra Suicide A poetry-music duo from Chicago that were together from 1983 to 1993. From Trouser Press - Of the many vocalist/instrumentalist duos to emerge in and around the new wave, this Chicago team was quite unique, a fascinating marriage of Don Hedeker's music and Lydia Tomkiw's (died 29.8.2007) poetry. Over the course of its career, Algebra Suicide flirted with pop forms and occasionally shared stylistic ground with both Laurie Anderson and the Velvet Underground but never wavered fro.. read more