Paul Goodwin


Birthday September 2, 1956

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace England

Age 67 years old

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English conductor and oboist who has served as the conductor of some of the world's best-known orchestras, including the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and Belgian National Orchestra. Several of his recordings with the Academy of Ancient Music have been nominated for Grammy and Gramophone Awards.

Before Fame

He studied oboe at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and later became an obist with the London Classical Players.


In 2007, he received the Handel Music Prize from the city of Halle, Germany.

Family Life

He married a former professional cellist named Helen.

Associated With

He collaborated with musicians like violinist Joshua Bell during his time as the Principal Guest Conductor of the English Chamber Orchestra.