Alex Lifeson, OC (born Aleksandar Živojinović; August 27, 1953) is a Canadian musician. He is best known as the guitarist and co-founder for the Canadian rock band Rush. Lifeson has been a member of the band since 1968.
Alex Lifeson in concert with Rush.
Raleigh, NC (June 20, 2007)
|Birth name||Alexandar Zivojinovich (Aleksandar Živojinović)|
|Born||August 27, 1953|
Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
|Genres||Hard rock, progressive rock, heavy metal|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, producer|
|Labels||Mercury, Anthem, Atlantic|
|Gibson Les Paul|
In Rush, Lifeson plays electric and acoustic guitars. He also plays other instruments including: mandola, mandolin and bouzouki.
Along with his music career, Lifeson is part owner of a Toronto restaurant called "The Orbit Room." He is also a licensed airplane pilot.