Jon Kimura Parker

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Birthday
25, 1959
Birthplace
Vancouver, Canada
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1959 (age 58)
Birthplace
Vancouver, Canada

About

Internationally known classical musician who performed and recorded the works of such composers as Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev.

Before Fame

He played with the Vancouver Youth Orchestra at the age of five.

Trivia

He won the 1984 Leeds International Pianoforte Competition and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1999.

Family Life

He was born in Vancouver to Keiko Parker. His uncle was Edward Parker, and his brother James and cousin Ian would also become pianists.

Associated With

He was taught by Adele Marcus at The Juilliard School.