Oleksandr Ksenofontov

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Oleksandr Ksenofontov
Ruslana and Oleksandr Ksenofontov.jpg
Ruslana and Oleksandr
Born (1968-04-14) April 14, 1968 (age 50)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Occupation Record producer, lyricist
Ruslana (m. 1995)

Oleksandr Ksenofontov (or Xenophontov) (Ukrainian: Олександр Ксенофонтов) (born April 14, 1967) is a Ukrainian record producer and lyricist. He is the husband of the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, Ruslana. Ksenofontov wrote the lyrics to the winning song, "Wild Dances".[1] They have been married since December 28, 1995. He is also a lead singer of legendary Ukrainian rock group Tea Fan Club (Club of Amateurs of Tea or Клуб Шанувальників Чаю). Together with Ruslana, he is the owner of the Luxen Company.

He is the author of the lyrics of most of the Ukrainian songs of his wife Ruslana. He also penned the winning song (Wild Dances) of the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest.


  1. ^ Bronson, Fred (29 May 2004). Ukraine wins Eurovision. Billboard. p. 12. Retrieved 9 June 2010.