Sheku Kanneh-Mason

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Birthday
4, 1999
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1999 (age 20)
Birthplace
England

About

Cellist who rose to worldwide fame for his performance at the May 2018 wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. He won the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year award, and became the first black musician to do so. 

Before Fame

He won a scholarship to attend the Junior Academy at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at age 9. He later gained wider exposure with his 2015 appearance on Britain's Got Talent with his family. 

Trivia

He was featured as the titular subject of the BBC Four music documentary Young, Gifted and Classical: The Making of a Maestro in 2016. That same year, he won the Royal Philharmonic Society's young instrumentalist duet award. 

Family Life

He has eight siblings. His parents' names are Kadiatu and Stuart. 

Associated With

He has cited Jacqueline Du Pre as one of his most prominent musical inspirations. 

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