Born April 15, 1980 in Moscow. Father – Civil Engineer Valery Kogan , now a big businessman .  businessman .  Alexander Kogan – a young Russian singer and musician for a long time lived in the United States, where his family moved in connection with the work of his father in the United Nations . From 1995 to 1998 he studied at the Woodside Priory (CA USA), then enrolled at George Mason University (VA USA). After graduation, Alexander decided to seriously pursue music rather than diplomacy and political science .
In 2000, Alexander Kogan has created his own musical group , which began performing in clubs in Los Angeles, gradually gaining popularity and the love of the audience . A year later , in 2001, it sold out concerts were held in the auditorium of the United Nations . Alexander worked with well-known songwriters and producers such as Walter Afanasieff , David Foster and Randy Jackson . Musician made many appearances in the United States , in small clubs and concert halls in Los Angeles , Atlantic City , New York.
In 2002, Alexander returned to Russia to declare itself on the Russian pop scene . With its repertoire of quality music material made in the previous years of work in America, Alexander met at one of the social events with Alla Pugacheva , who became interested in an unusual tone of voice of the singer. With its participation Alexander released two singles debut for Russia under the stage name Christian KO. Later on screens music channels Russia got the first clip Kogan , which was directed by Fyodor Bondarchuk .
After the success of the first two singles , Alexander began working with renowned producer Walter Afanaseff , a two-time winner of “Grammy” . From 2003 to 2006, Alexander has toured and released a number of English-language singles Baby You’re An Astronaut, Leaving Tommorow Behind , etc. At this time, to work with Alexander joins another foreign music producer – David Foster .
In January 2012, Alexander Kogan signed a contract with the producer center Victor Drobysha – LLC ” National Music Corporation”. One of the first papers in the producer became the new song ” Everything reminds me of ” (music – Drobyshev words – L. Styuf ) , sung a duet with singer Valeria . Spring 2013 Russian radio stations broadcast the song sounded Alexander Kogan ” Who invented the world” ( music – Drobyshev , T. Leontiev , A. Kogan , words – Drobyshev , E. Esenina ), and appeared on the music channels this clip song , which was directed by rapper and producer Alex ” Potap” Potapenko ), filmed in Kiev in May .
Alexander Kogan and Julio Iglesias .
By the time Alexander was born , Julio has cemented its status as the star of pop and popular music for many years spoke to the audience all over the world , and his albums diverged millions.
Alexander , a longtime admirer of Julio Iglesias , was fortunate to meet with the master on one of the anniversary celebrations in New York . Alexander spent sound-check and rehearsed the song “Smile”, which was written by the great Charlie Chaplin , and which together with Natalie Cole Alexander had to perform this evening. Julio Iglesias , who also had to perform at the concert, was at the time behind the scenes. He was impressed with the data , passion and enthusiasm of the young artist , and that same evening , invited him to sing a duet with him . It was the well-known song “To All the Girls I Loved Before”. Thus was born a friendship between the performers , and soon Alexander called and said that Julio Iglesias invites Alexander perform a duet and solo in the anniversary world tour of the great Spaniard . Concerts were held in early 2013 in St. Petersburg , Moscow, Rostov -on-Don and other cities of Russia . In August 2013 they held a joint concert in Caesarea (Israel) .
In July 2013 in Jurmala Alexander spoke at the annual international contest of young singers of popular music ” New Wave 2013 “. As guest of honor takes part in the festival ” Slavic Bazaar” in Vitebsk.
In November 2013 the air of ” Russian radio ” appears in the rotation his new song – ” Who will cast ” (music and music by V.Drobysh A.Kogan ) . The song immediately gets into the Russian charts.
In December 2013 , Alexander was awarded the Russian music award “Golden Gramophone 2013″ and came up with the song ” Who invented the world” on two music venues in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
December 7, 2013 for the first time took part in the main concert of the year – ” Song of the Year ” in 2013 . The TV version of the concert will be shown 1-2 January 2014 on the TV channel ” Russia -1″.
December 9, 2013 Alexander Kogan attended the recital of the famous Russian poet Andrei Dementieva . Evening was held at the State Kremlin Palace and was dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the maestro. Especially for this speech Alexander recorded two songs : ” Waiting for Spring” – the composer Evgeny Martynov and famous song Elvis Presley «Can’t help falling in love», translated by Andrei Dementieva, who is called in Russian , “I can not live without you.” A few days later , on December 14 Andrei Dementyev – longtime writer and presenter of ” Turns the time” on “Radio Russia” , invited Alexander to his live radio broadcast.
December 10 Alexander Kogan participated in a charity concert for orphans ‘ Christmas song of the year 2013 . ” On stage with / to the “Olympic” Alexander made a famous song by Elton John – Happy Christmas. His partners on the stage were representatives of the talented young generation.
In early December 2013 , Alexander participated in the concert recording “Blue Light 2014” , where he sang the famous song Leonid Utesova “I have a heart and a heart song … “.