Voltaire is a name of at least three acts: 1) A mononym of Aurelio Voltaire Hernández
(b. 1967, Havana, Cuba), a singer/songwriter whose music has its roots deeply embedded in European folk
and also has influences from the gothic
scene. He has also been directing commercials and animating short films for ten years, the best known of these are his Hieronymus Bosch-inspired station MTV IDs. Inspired by the films of Ray Harryhausen (Jason and the Argonauts, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad), Voltaire began animating at the age of ten on a super8 camera.