Leonidas Kavakos

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Birthday
30, 1967
Birthplace
Athens, Greece
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Athens, Greece

About

Winner of many performance awards, including the 1985 International Sibelius Competition and the 1988 Naumburg Competition in New York.

Before Fame

He started playing violin when he was five years old and learned at the Hellenic Conservatory; his public debut was in 1984 at the Athens Festival.

Trivia

He's also been known to serve as a conductor, such as with the Camerata Salzburg.

Family Life

He was born into a musical Greek family in Athens.

Associated With

He has recorded the work of many great composers, including Claude Debussy.