Famous Ukrainian Musicians

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Sergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)
Sergei Prokofiev
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Birthdate: April 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: March 5, 1953

Sergei Prokofiev was a Russian Soviet pianist, composer, and conductor. Renowned for creating masterpieces across various genres, Prokofiev is widely considered one of the 20th century's major composers. Many other composers like Arthur Honegger have called Prokofiev the greatest contemporary musician of all time. An open pianists' competition, which is held every year in Ukraine, is named after Sergei Prokofiev.

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Vitas
(Ukrainian-Russian Singer, Songwriter and Actor Known for His Unique Falsetto and His Eclectic Musical Style)
Vitas
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Birthdate: February 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Daugavpils, Latvia

Vitas is a Ukrainian-Russian actor, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for his eclectic musical style and unique falsetto, Vitas has performed with well-known labels like Universal Music Group. He often incorporates elements of folk, classical, jazz, techno, dance, and operatic pop into his music.

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Vladimir Horowitz
(Classical pianist)
Vladimir Horowitz
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Birthdate: October 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: November 5, 1989
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Denis Stoff
(Guitarist and Vocalist of The Ukrainian Metalcore Group 'Make Me Famous')
Denis Stoff
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Birthdate: May 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Khartsyz'k, Ukraine

Denis Stoff is a Ukrainian guitarist and vocalist best known for founding the popular metalcore band, Make Me Famous. He is also credited with founding Down & Dirty, which was formed after the dissolution of Make Me Famous. He then joined the British band Asking Alexandria before becoming the lead vocalist for Drag Me Out.

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Emil Gilels
(One of the Greatest Pianists Of All Time)
Emil Gilels
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Birthdate: October 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: October 14, 1985
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Nathan Milstein
(Violinist)
Nathan Milstein
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Birthdate: January 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: December 21, 1992
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Eugene Hutz
(Singer)
Eugene Hutz
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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boyarka, Ukraine
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Valentina Lisitsa
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Birthdate: March 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Rezz
(Disc jockey)
Rezz
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Birthdate: March 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ukraine
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Ruslana
(Musical Artist)
Ruslana
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Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
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Mykola Leontovych
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Birthdate: December 13, 1877
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Monastyrysche, Ukraine
Died: January 23, 1921
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Leonid Kogan
(Violinist)
Leonid Kogan
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Birthdate: November 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk
Died: December 17, 1982
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Monatik
(Singer)
Monatik
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Birthdate: April 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lutsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
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Anna Fedorova
(Pianist)
Anna Fedorova
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Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
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Ani Lorak
(Singer)
Ani Lorak
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Birthdate: September 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kitsman', Ukraine
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Maruv
(Singer)
Maruv
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Birthdate: February 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pavlohrad, Ukraine
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Svyatoslav Vakarchuk
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Birthdate: May 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mukachevo, Ukraine
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Svetlana Loboda
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Birthdate: October 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
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Shura Cherkassky
(Classical pianist)
Shura Cherkassky
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Birthdate: October 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: December 27, 1995
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Igor Krutoy
(Composer, Record producer)
Igor Krutoy
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Birthdate: July 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Haivoron, Ukraine
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Ivan Dorn
(Singer)
Ivan Dorn
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Birthdate: October 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Nikolai Kapustin
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Birthdate: November 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Horlivka, Ukraine
Died: July 2, 2020
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Max Barskih
(Singer-songwriter)
Max Barskih
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Birthdate: March 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kherson, Ukraine
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Konstantin Meladze
(Composer, Record producer)
Konstantin Meladze
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Birthdate: May 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Batumi, Georgia
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Jerry Heil
(Singer, Songwriter)
Jerry Heil
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Birthdate: October 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vasylkiv, Ukraine
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Oleh Vynnyk
(Composer)
Oleh Vynnyk
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Birthdate: July 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Verbivka
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Diana Hajiyeva
(Singer-songwriter)
Diana Hajiyeva
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Birthdate: June 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mariupol, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
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Nadia Meiher
(Singer)
Nadia Meiher
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Birthdate: April 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zbruchivka, Ukraine
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Mischa Elman
(Violinist)
Mischa Elman
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Birthdate: January 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Talnoye, Ukraine
Died: April 5, 1967
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Anastasia Prikhodko
(Activist, Singer)
Anastasia Prikhodko
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Birthdate: April 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Viktoriya Yermolyeva
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Birthdate: November 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Oleh Skrypka
(Musician)
Oleh Skrypka
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Birthdate: May 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sovetobod, Tajik SSR (now Ghafurov, Tajikistan)
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Rosina Lhevinne
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Birthdate: March 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kyiv
Died: November 9, 1976
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Benno Moiseiwitsch
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Birthdate: February 22, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: April 9, 1963
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Mieczyslaw Horszowski
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Birthdate: June 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: May 22, 1993

Polish pianist Mieczyslaw Horszowski was introduced to the piano by his pianist mother. A child prodigy, he had already mastered Bach by age 6. He later moved to the US, where he played with the NBC Symphony Orchestra and also performed twice at the White House.

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Emanuel Feuermann
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Birthdate: November 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: May 25, 1942
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Irina Zaritskaya
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Birthdate: May 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv
Died: July 30, 2001
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Siarhei Mikhalok
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Birthdate: January 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belarus
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Nastia
(DJ)
Nastia
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Birthdate: May 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
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Rada Lysenko
(Pianist)
Rada Lysenko
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Birthdate: July 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Khorol, Ukraine
Died: January 11, 2021