John Zorn


Birthday September 2, 1953

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 69 years old

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Avant-garde musician who known for his experimental work crossing styles and genres.

Before Fame

He studied guitar, flute, and piano in his youth and learned about composing from the great Leonardo Balada.


In addition to his musical works, he has scored several independent films, including a documentary about Sholom Aleichem.

Family Life

He grew up in Queens listening to a broad range of musical styles, his tastes inspired by his mother and father.

Associated With

He has collaborated with many great jazzmen, including Bill Frisell.