Alex Lifeson

Scott Medlock and Robby Krieger Celebrity Golf Invitational and All-Star Concert on September 22, 2014

Lifeson in 2014, photo by

Birth Name: Aleksandar Živojinović

Place of Birth: Fernie, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: August 27, 1953

Ethnicity: Serbian

Alex Lifeson is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is the guitarist and backing vocalist of progessive rock band Rush. Other members of the band include/have included Geddy Lee and Neil Peart.

Alex is the son of Serbian immigrants Melanija and Nenad Zivojinovich/Živojinović. His stage name Lifeson is a semi-literal translation of his birth name, Živojinović, which is Serbian for “son of life.”

Alex is married to Charlene, with whom he has two children.


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