Arjun Ayyangar

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Arjun Ayyangar
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Born (1998-06-08) June 8, 1998 (age 19)
Residence United StatesUnited States
Nationality United StatesUnited States
Occupation Pianist
Title Child prodigy Piano Virtuoso
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Arjun Ayyangar (born in June 8, 1998) is an American pianist and child prodigy from New Jersey. Ayyangar was recognized by the Limca Book of Records and Ripley's Believe It or Not for his ability to play all United Nations recognized national anthems.[1] In 2003, he appeared on NBC's America's Most Talented Kid, performing Fur Elise and the theme song to Star Wars. He is also the youngest Goodwill Ambassador for Empower the Children.

In June 2003, Ayyangar won a first place High Honors Award Certificate at the New Jersey Music Teachers Association Young Artists' Competition. In 2004, he performed at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia and The War Memorial Auditorium in Trenton. Later that year, he was featured on Animal Planet's Most Extreme: Tough Babies. In 2005, he performed during halftime at a New York Knicks basketball game.

Ayyangar was inducted into The Kids Hall of Fame at age 6.[2]


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