Maxim Vengerov

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Birthday
20, 1974
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Russia

About

A Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, as well as the winner of many competitions. He was the subject of the award-wining documentary Living the Dream.

Before Fame

He started playing violin when he was five and won the International Karol Lipiński and Henryk Wieniawski Young Violin Player Competition when he was ten years old.

Trivia

He worked as UNICEF’s Envoy for Music, which is a program that brings music to children across the world.

Family Life

He married Olga Gringolts in 2011.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of Aleksey Igudesman, another violinist born in Russia.