Bela Fleck

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Birthday
10, 1958
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Innovative banjo player who gained fame as frontman for Béla Fleck and the Flecktones and New Grass Revival.

Before Fame

He started playing the banjo at age 15 but also played the French horn in high school.

Trivia

He won his 13th Grammy Award in 2012 for Life in Eleven in the Best Instrumental Composition category.

Family Life

He married fellow banjo player Abigail Washburn in 2009.

Associated With

He was a member of the group Trio! with bandmate Jean Luc Ponty.