Viktoria Mullova

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Birthday
27, 1959
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Founder of the Mullova Chamber Ensemble and winner of the 1980 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition and the 1982 International Tchaikovsky Competition.

Before Fame

She grew up in Soviet Russia and studied at the Central Music School of Moscow and then at the Moscow Conservatoire.

Trivia

She fled the Soviet Union with one of her lovers while on tour in Finland and was driven across the border of Sweden by a Finnish Broadcasting Company journalist.

Family Life

She has one child with her husband cellist Matthew Barley and two from previous relationships with Claudio Abbado and Alan Brind.

Associated With

She has interpreted a lot of jazz compositions, such as work by Duke Ellington.