1 January 1952
|Occupation||Audio engineer, record producer|
In 1984, he started the Water Lily Acoustics record label based in Santa Barbara, California. Alexander was the producer and engineer for the 1993 album A Meeting by the River, featuring Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, which won a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album.
In 1968, he moved to Paris, and at age of 18, played in the French production of Hair by Shakespeare & Co. He then moved to Brussels to study at the Mudra School of Dance started by choreographer Maurice Béjart.
Water Lily Acoustics
Recordings released by Water Lily Acoustics have been nominated twice for Grammy Awards. Alexander was the producer and engineer for the 1993 album A Meeting by the River, featuring Ry Cooder and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, which won a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album.
Water Lily Acoustics has also recorded Indian musicians, including Padmavibushan Dr. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Padmabushan Professor V. G. Jog, Padmavibushan Pandit Jasraj, Padmabushan Dr. N. Ramani, Ustad Imrat Khan, Ustad Zia Fariddudin Dagar, Padmashri Dr. L. Subramaniam, Padmashri V. M. Bhatt, Padmashri Kadri Gopalnath, Padmashri Ustad Rashid Khan, Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Swapan Chaudhuri, and Guruvayur Dorai.
Symphony orchestras recorded by Water Lily Acoustics to date include the Philadelphia Orchestra (Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch), the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Maestro Yuri Temirkanov), the Saint Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra (Maestro Aleksandr Dmitriyev), and the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra (Maestro Zoltán Kocsis).