Ludovico Einaudi

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Birthday
23, 1955
Birthplace
Turin, Italy
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Turin, Italy

About

Classically trained musician who bridged various styles and genres, incorporating pop, rock, world music, and folk music.

Before Fame

He graduated from Milan's Conservatorio Verdi in 1982 with a degree in composition, after which he was mentored by famed composer Luciano Berio and was awarded a scholarship to the Tanglewood Music Festival.

Trivia

He composed music for many movies, including The Intouchables from 2011 and Acquario from 1996, which was awarded the best-soundtrack Grolla d'oro.

Family Life

He was the grandson of Luigi Einaudi, who was the president of Italy from 1948 until 1955.

Associated With

He wrote music for the award-winning 2010 film Black Swan for which Natalie Portman won the Academy Award for Best Actress.