Aleksey Igudesman

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Birthday
22, 1973
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Russia

About

World-renowned violinist, conductor, actor, director, composer of sonatas, and one-half of the music and comedy duo Ingudesman & Joo.

Before Fame

He attended Yehudi Menuhin School, a famous music school for young violinists, when he was twelve. He went on to study violin at the Vienna Conservatory from 1989 to 1998.

Trivia

His first film, Noseland, is a full-length documentary about classical musicians and premiered in 2012 at the Transilvanian International Film Festival.

Family Life

He was born in Leningrad, Russia.

Associated With

He played violin on the Academy Award-nominated soundtrack for the movie Sherlock Holmes in 2009, which was composed by Hans Zimmer.