Ivan Dorn, singer
Ivan Dorn is a Ukrainian singer, DJ and presenter of Russian origin, a former member of the band Pair Of Normal.
He was born on October 17, 1988 in Chelyabinsk. In 1990 Ivan moved to Slavutich because of his father’s work at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Ivan first appeared on stage at the Golden Autumn Slavutych Festival when he was 6 years old.
Dorn is active in sports, he has several sports titles: Master of Sports in Sailing, Candidate for Master of Sports in ballroom dancing. Ivan is also good at swimming, athletics, tennis, chess and football.
Dorn won numerous music competitions, among them: the Moscow competition Light Your Star – 1st place, The Pearl of the Crimea – People’s Choice Award, Black Sea Games 2001 – took third prize and in 2005 he won the 2nd prize; Jurmala 2008.
In 2006, Ivan decided to enter the Kiev National University of Theatre, Film and Television. He successfully passed the entrance exam. According to Dorn it was hard to study there.
He was a presenter on the M1 channel.
In 2007 at the Jamiroquai concert Ivan Dorn met his future colleague Anna Dobrydneva. They created the duet A Pair Of Normal. On October 4, 2008 the band released their debut album, I’ll think of happy end.
In summer 2010 Ivan left the band and his place was taken by Artem Mech.
Since 2010 Ivan began his solo career, releasing his own songs, including Stytsamen, Curlers, Northern Lights, More and others. Together with Apollo Monkeys Ivan released the song Blue, Yellow, Red.
Ivan has also released five music videos for the songs Stytsamen, So strong, Northern Lights, Blue, yellow, red and Idol.
In June 2012 Dorn was a cover boy for the Billboard Russia magazine as the leading young musician.
In autumn 2012, Dorn wrote the soundtrack for the reality show Top Model Russian Style.
Ivan’s album Co’N’Dorn released in May 2012 became the best according to Billboard and Time Out magazines.
Dorn starred in the films How To Find The Ideal and Kiev, I Love You.
The singer’s official website is – ivandorn.com