French producer and DJ based in New York City, born January 10, 1954, in Rodez, France. Kevorkian started DJing in New York in 1976 while playing the drums in a club where Walter Gibbons was DJing. He was also responsible for many remixes on Prelude Records where he worked in A&R. He had many guest appearences at the legendary Paradise Garage and toured with Larry Levan in Japan shortly before Larry's death. He also was resident at Body And Soul with Danny Krivit and Joe Claussell. He runs Wave Music and owns Axis Studios. Married to Tomoko Kevorkian.
François Kevorkian (born 10 January 1954), also known by the stage name François K, is a French-born, U.S.-based DJ, producer, remixer and label owner of Armenian descent, who started his career DJing in clubs such as the Paradise Garage and Studio 54. Kevorkian has produced and remixed work by a diverse range of musicians including the Smiths, Adam Ant, Kraftwerk, Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode, Diana Ross, Gloria Estefan and U2, and is considered one of the forefathers of house music.