Akiko Suwanai

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Birthday
7, 1972
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Violinist who won the International Tchaikovsky Competition when she was eighteen and who played with a wide variety of orchestras.

Before Fame

She received second place in the Queen Elizabeth Music Competition the year before she won the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

Trivia

She favored playing a 1714 Dolphin Stradivarius owned by the Nippon Music Foundation.

Family Life

She was born in Japan but attended school in New York and in Berlin, including the Toho Gakuen School of Music, the Juilliard School of Music, and the Universität der Künste Berlin.

Associated With

She was a classical violinist who was decorated with many awards, like Hilary Hahn.