Yehudi Menuhin

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Birthday
22, 1916
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 1999 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1916
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 1999 (82)

About

Violin virtuoso whose career spanned most of the twentieth century and influenced many prominent artists, including Tasmin Little.

Before Fame

He was able to persuade Louis Persinger to take him on as a student after Persinger initially turned him away as a student.

Trivia

After watching videos of himself, he realized he had been holding my bow wrong for many years.

Family Life

He married Nola Nicholas in 1938 and, after their divorce in 1947, he married Diana Gould Menuhin on October 19, 1947.

Associated With

He and Isaac Stern were both celebrated violinists.