Ibrahim Maalouf

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Birthday
5, 1980
Birthplace
Lebanon
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1980 (age 37)
Birthplace
Lebanon

About

Trumpet player, composer, and teacher known for his work in the classical, jazz, and jazz-rock fusion genres. He released several studio albums, including Diachronism, Illusions, and Wind.

Before Fame

He studied trumpet at the age of seven, and his father taught him a variety of genres and styles, including classical Arabic music and improvisation.

Trivia

He was the 2010 winner of the Instrumental Revelation of the Year Victory Prize.

Family Life

He was born into a musical and intellectual family. His family members fled to Paris in the middle of the Lebanese Civil War.

Associated With

Maalouf and Elvis Costello both performed in Welcome to the Voice.