Catherine Manoukian

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Birthday
2, 1981
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Grand prize winner at the Canadian Music Competition at the age of twelve, which vaulted her career as a concert violinist.

Before Fame

She was born in Toronto to two professional violinists who taught her how to play, as well as her private teacher Dorothy DeLay.

Trivia

Her violin is an 1861 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, previously owned by Eugène Ysaÿe.

Family Life

She married Swedish composer and conductor Stefan Solyom and the two musicians live in Sweden and Germany.

Associated With

She made her orchestral debut by playing the "Violin Concerto No. 1" by Niccolo Paganini for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.