Renaud Capucon

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Birthday
27, 1976
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1976 (age 45)
Birthplace
France

About

Acclaimed French violinist known particularly for his recordings of works by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Schumann, and Brahms.

Before Fame

At the age of four, he began his training as a violinist. He later served as first violinist of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.

Trivia

His brother, Gautier Capucon, had a career as a cellist.

Family Life

He married journalist and news anchor Laurence Ferrari in 2009. The two welcomed their first child, a son named Elliott, in November 2010.

Associated With

He established a music festival, Rencontres Artistiques de Bel-Air, that featured performances by pianist Michel Dalberto and other renowned musicians.