Richard Tognetti

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Birthday
4, 1965
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Violinist who served as the Artistic Director and Leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, as well as having worked as a composer and violinist.

Before Fame

He began studying with famous violist William Primrose, but then moved on to the Sydney Conservatorium High School and then the Bern Conservatory for his post-graduate studies.

Trivia

In 1999, he was awarded the title of National Living Treasure in Australia.

Family Life

He was born in Canberra and was raised in Wollongong.

Associated With

He has arranged many works by Maurice Ravel for the Australian Chamber Orchestra.