Alexander Markov

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Birthday
24, 1963
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Violin prodigy and winner of multiple Paganini International Violin Competition awards and the Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Before Fame

He was born in Moscow and began playing violin at an early age with his father; his family gained citizenship in the United States in 1982.

Trivia

He was featured in a film by Bruno Monsaingeon playing Paganini's "24 Caprices."

Family Life

He was raised by two violinists, Albert and Marina Markov, who had him playing solos and with orchestras at the age of eight.

Associated With

He has performed and recorded many pieces for piano and violin composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.