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Philippe Jaroussky on Wikipedia
Philippe Jaroussky (born 13 February 1978) is a French countertenor of Russian origin. He began his musical career with the violin, winning an award at the Versailles conservatory, and then took up the piano before turning to singing.
Unusually for a countertenor, Jaroussky performs entirely in falsetto register. He has said that his natural singing voice is in the baritone range.
Jaroussky was inspired to sing by the Martinique-born countertenor Fabrice di Falco. He rece…