Article prepared by Katarzyna Drossel at ISTITUTO EUROPEO.
Talented young pianist from
Yiruma is well known pianist and composer from
. He was born in 1978. Yiruma that is a stage name of Lee
Ru-ma. His most popular songs are ‘River
flows in you’, ‘Kiss the rain’ and ‘May be’.
‘First love’ is the most popular Yiruma’s album which has been released
in 2001. South Korea
He started his adventure with piano in age of 5. When he was 11 he moved to
where he studied at Purcell School of Music.
After graduation from Purcell
School of Music he continued his education at King’s College London In June
Yiruma is popular amongst people who do not listen classic music on daily basis. That is why sometimes his music style can be named as ‘new classical’ or ‘contemporary classical’. He is considered a World Music or New Age artist by iTunes Store.