Ani Kavafian

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Birthday
10, 1948
Birthplace
Turkey
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Turkey

About

Classical violinist best known for her concertos of Mozart, Brahms, and Mendelssohn and who was the winner of the 1973 Young Concert Artists International Auditions.

Before Fame

She was born in Istanbul and her family moved to Detroit, Michigan soon after; she studied at the Juilliard School when she was eighteen.

Trivia

She and her sister Ida have played concerts together for many years.

Family Life

She married Bernard Mindich, an artist, and had a son named Matthew with him.

Associated With

She grew up in Michigan and became a well-renowned violinist like Regina Carter.