Evgeny Kissin

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Birthday
10, 1971
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Moscow, Russia

About

Classical artist who gained international fame as a child prodigy and garnered critical acclaim for his mastery of Romantic-era composers.

Before Fame

He entered the Gnessin State Musical College for Gifted Children when he was six.

Trivia

His performance and recording work extended beyond classical music. He was known for his recitals of Yiddish and Russian poetry.

Family Life

He was born in Moscow and grew up in a Russian Jewish family.

Associated With

He performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor with the Ulyanovsk Symphony Orchestra for his debut when he was 10.