Renaud Capucon


Birthday January 27, 1976

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace France

Age 47 years old

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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.


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.