Denis Matsuev

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Birthday
11, 1975
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Internationally known after winning several competitions and touring with acclaimed symphony orchestras.

Before Fame

He won first prize at his first international piano competition in 1993 in South Africa.

Trivia

He partnered with the Sergei Rachmaninoff Foundation. He began performing for the public obscure Rachmaninoff pieces on Rachmaninoff's own piano to benefit the Foundation.

Family Life

His parents were both musicians: his father was a pianist and composer, while his mother was a piano teacher.

Associated With

He gave a jazz concert at the Moscow Conservatory's Great Hall, becoming the first classical pianist to have done this. His approach to jazz was influenced by Oscar Peterson.