Marcus du Sautoy — British Mathematician born on August 26, 1965,

Marcus Peter Francis du Sautoy OBE /dʉˈsoʊtɔɪ/, is the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, and Wadham College, he is now a Fellow of New College. He is President of the Mathematical Association. He was previously an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow and a Royal Society University Research Fellow... (wikipedia)

When people ask me what my religion is, I say it's the Arsenal.
Mathematics has beauty and romance. It's not a boring place to be, the mathematical world. It's an extraordinary place; it's worth spending time there.
The power of mathematics is often to change one thing into another, to change geometry into language.
Mathematics is a place where you can do things which you can't do in the real world.
I'm obviously attuned to pick up mathematics whenever I can see it. But in Mozart there is a lot of conscious use of mathematical symbolism and numbers in order to try and give messages.