David Whiston

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Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1941 (age 75)
Birthplace
England

About

Violinist known for his performances with all of the major London Orchestras, as well as for co-leading the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Before Fame

When he was thirteen, he won first prize at the Blackpool Music Festival. He attended the Royal College of Music, London a year later, becoming the youngest student to be admitted at the time.

Trivia

He worked as a session violinist with a wide variety of rock acts, such as Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and The Beatles.

Family Life

He was born and grew up in Yorkshire, England.

Associated With

He played with the London Palladium Orchestra as concertmaster, collaborating with many famous vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald.