Clara Rockmore was a Lithuanian violin prodigy. She later became a virtuoso performer of an electronic musical instrument called the theremin. Rockmore is credited with improving and popularizing the instrument by working closely with its inventor, Leon Theremin. Clara Rockmore is also known as the sister of famous American pianist Nadia Reisenberg.
Severija Janušauskaitė is a Lithuanian actress and occasional singer, composer, fashion model, and costume designer. She is best known for her portrayal of Rita in the 2014 Russian drama film Star, which earned her a Best Actress Award at the Kinotavr Film Festival. Her performance in the film was also honored with the prestigious Golden Eagle Award.
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis was a Lithuanian composer, painter, and writer. Widely regarded as a pioneer of abstract art in Europe, Čiurlionis contributed immensely to art nouveau and symbolism. Today, many of his paintings are preserved at the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum in Lithuania. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis also had a major influence on modern Lithuanian culture.
Vytautas Landsbergis is a Lithuanian politician and writer. He is best known for his service as the Chairman of the Supreme Council of Lithuania from 1990 to 1992. Apart from writing books on politics, Vytautas Landsbergis has also written several books on music.
Rodion Shchedrin is a Soviet and Russian pianist and composer. One of the most recognized and decorated Soviet-born pianists and composers of his generation, Rodion Shchedrin has won many prestigious awards such as the USSR State Prize, Lenin Prize, and State Prize of the Russian Federation.
Lithuanian singer-songwriter Donny Montell developed interest in music as a child. Inspired by his father, a drummer of Plackartas hard-rock group, as also by artists like Michael Jackson, Donny began performing publicly at age six. He became the Grand Prix winner of International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar, and represented Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and 2016.
Alina Orlova is a Lithuanian-Russian musician and 'sung' poetry singer. Renowned for her soothing and powerful voice, Orlova has become a popular figure in Lithuania over the last few years. She has also earned the admiration of fellow stars and musicians like Fran Healy.
Andrius Mamontovas is a Lithuanian performer, rock musician, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is credited with co-founding the popular and one of the most successful Lithuanian rock bands of all time, Foje. Andrius Mamontovas is also credited with initiating the LT United project.
Marijonas Mikutavičius is a Lithuanian musician, singer, songwriter, TV journalist, talk show host, and comedian. Best known for his song Trys Milijonai, Marijonas Mikutavičius is a popular singer who represented Lithuania in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest as part of LT United.
Mia is a Lithuanian singer, television host, and songwriter. She achieved popularity in 2004 when her debut single Kiekvienam became famous in Lithuania. Since 2009, Mia has also been hosting TV shows like Muzikinė karuselė, which has made her a household name in Lithuania.
Monika Linkytė is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter best known for representing her country at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with the song This Time. She represented Lithuania alongside Vaidas Baumila in the competition where they finished 18th. Over the course of her musical career, Monika Linkytė has won a couple of M.A.M.A Awards.