Ilya was born in Moscow and his natural talent for music shone through from a very early age. He started writing his own music when he was only 8 years old and hasn't stopped since. By the time he attended music school he was an accomplished pianist, composer and singer; he decided to focus his studies on vocal performances. After graduating from music school he went on to work as manager of show business at St Petersburg University of Culture and Arts.
It wasn't long before his abundant creativity needed more of an outlet, and in 2008 he started his own record label, 'Golitsyn', based in...