Eugene Hütz

Ukrainian-american Musician
Born Sep 6, 1972

Eugene Hütz, September 6, 1972) is a Ukrainian-born singer and composer, most notable as the frontman of the critically acclaimed New York Gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello. Hütz is also a DJ and actor.

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    Gogol Bordello Close 2015 At Terminal 5
    Huffington Post - Dec 31, 2015
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    Gogol Bordello Close 2015 At Terminal 5
    Huffington Post - Dec 31, 2015
  • My, What A Busy Week!
    The Portland Mercury - Aug 07, 2013
  • Pura Vida Conspiracy
    Rolling Stone - Jul 23, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Eugene Hütz.


1972 Birth Born on September 6, 1972.


1992 19 Years Old Hütz arrived in the U.S. state of Vermont in 1992 as a political refugee through a resettlement program with his mother, father and cousin Yosef. … Read More


1999 26 Years Old In 1999, Gogol Bordello released their debut full-length Voi-La Intruder, produced by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds drummer Jim Sclavunos. In September 2002 the band released their second album Multi Kontra Culti vs. Irony. In 2005 the band released the E.P. East Infection followed later that year by the SideOneDummy debut Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike, recorded by Steve Albini.


2005 32 Years Old Hütz made his film debut in the 2005 film Everything Is Illuminated, playing the character Alex. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Hütz played the lead character in Filth and Wisdom, a 2008 film that marked Madonna’s directorial debut. … Read More
2009 36 Years Old In November 2009, he told Página/12 that he had moved to São Paulo.
2010 37 Years Old Gogol Bordello’s next offering, Super Taranta! (produced by Victor Van Vugt) became one of their most critically acclaimed releases with music critic Robert Christgau calling Gogol Bordello “the world's most visionary band.” Their next album, Trans-Continental Hustle, was released on 27 April 2010 and the LP on 11 May 2010. … Read More
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