Julia Fischer

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Birthday
15, 1983
Birthplace
Munich, Germany
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Munich, Germany

About

Internationally acclaimed classical violinist and pianist known for her recordings of Brahms, Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, and others.

Before Fame

She had her first violin lesson at age four, studying with Helge Thelen. She later studied at the Leopold Mozart Conservatory in Augsburg and the Munich Academy of Music.

Trivia

She was named the Classic FM Gramaphone Award Artist of the Year in 2007.

Family Life

Her mother Viera Fischer, a pianist, immigrated to the Federal Republic of Germany from Košice, Slovakia, in 1972, while her father Frank-Michael Fischer, a mathematician, moved to West Germany from Eastern Saxony, also in 1972. She had her first child in 2009.

Associated With

She considered Maxim Vengerov, Evgeny Kissin, and Glenn Gould to be among her greatest influences.