Aurelio Voltaire Hernández, professionally known as Aurelio Voltaire or by the mononym Voltaire, is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, and musician. His professional name is his given middle name. Voltaire is also an experienced animator and comic artist, and is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
|Birth name:||Aurelio Voltaire Hernández|
|Also known as:||Voltaire|
|Born:||January 25, 1967|
|Occupation(s):||Singer-songwriter, musician, writer, cartoonist, animator, television director, teacher|
|Labels:||Projekt Records, Mars Needs Music, Dancing Ferret|
|Associated acts:||Rasputina, The Oddz, Unto Ashes, Amanda Palmer, Julia Marcell|
|Website:||Aurelio Voltaire's Official site|
|Twitter:||Aurelio Voltaire's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Aurelio Voltaire's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Aurelio Voltaire's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Aurelio Voltaire's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Aurelio Voltaire's iTunes|
Cuban-American musician who has made a name for himself performing music in a style which has been come to be known as "dark cabaret." Among his best known songs is "BRAINS!," which was featured on the Cartoon Network series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy.
He moved to New Jersey with his family as a child and became enamored with animation. At 17, he got a job working as an animator for Parker Brothers.
Apart from his music career, he has taught stop motion animation at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
His full name is Aurelio Voltaire Hernandez. He was married to a woman named Jayme from 2008 to 2013. He has a son named Mars from a previous relationship.
His eighth album, Riding a Black Unicorn Down the Side of an Erupting Volcano While Drinking from a Chalice Filled with the Laughter of Small Children, features cello contributions from Rasputina's Melora Craeger.
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- Cuban screenwriters
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- Dark cabaret musicians
- School of Visual Arts faculty
- Goth subculture
- Cuban musicians
- Cuban male writers
- American baritones
- American agnostics
- Musicians from New Jersey
- Singers from New Jersey
- Cuban emigrants to the United States