Eugene Hütz

Gogol Bordello – Gogol Bordello in Concert at Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre in Bala Cynwyd – July 26, 2013 – Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre – Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA – Photo Credit: Paul Froggatt / PR Photos

Birth Name: Yevheniy Oleksandrovych Nikolayev

Place of Birth: Boyarka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (now Ukraine)

Date of Birth: 6 September, 1972

Ethnicity: Russian, Ukrainian, Servitka Roma

Eugene Hütz is a Ukrainian-born American singer, composer, disc jockey, and actor. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the punk band Gogol Bordello. He co-starred in the film Everything Is Illuminated.

Eugene was born in Boyarka, in present-day Ukraine. His father was Russian and his mother was Ukrainian, with Servitka Roma ancestry. His family hid their Romani background until Eugene was fifteen years old, due to anti-Romani sentiment.


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