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Vanessa-Mae

Vanessa-Mae

British violinist
Vanessa Mae was born on 27 October 1978 in Singapore. She is an actress and composer, known for Arabian Nights (2000), The Violin Fantasy (1998) and Risas y estrellas (1997).
BornOctober 27, 1978
HometownSingapore
Net worth$45 million
Height5'3" (1.60m)
ParentsVorapong Vanakorn, Pamela Soei Luang Tan
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The sweetest revenge: A history of artists taking on their critics

  • To the astonishment of his newspaper, Ms Tan-Nicholson – mother of celebrated virtuoso violinist Vanessa-Mae – responded by taking out a full page advert in The Times as an open letter to Mr Morrison, attempting to put him right on the finer points of classical opera and explain why, in her view, he had misunderstood what she was trying to achieve in the performance.

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Vanessa Mae Banned From Skiing Competitions After Results Fiddle

The violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned from ski competitions for four years after pleading guilty to fiddling results in order to qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics.
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