Nigel Kennedy

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Birthday
28, 1956
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
England

About

An award-winning violinist known for his abrasive personality and dedication to perfection.

Before Fame

He was considered a musical prodigy at the age of ten and first attended the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music, then the Juilliard School.

Trivia

He won the Outstanding Contribution to British Music award at the BRIT Awards in 1997 and was awarded the Male Artist of the Year Award four years later.

Family Life

He had a son named Sark with a previous girlfriend, and later married a Polish woman named Agnieszka.

Associated With

He performed and recorded many violin covers of songs by Jimi Hendrix.