Hephzibah Menuhin

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Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Jan 1, 1981 (60)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Death Date
Jan 1, 1981 (60)

About

Musician, author, and human rights activist who often toured and recorded with her famous brother.

Before Fame

Her formal education was sparse with her parents distrustful of public education. She began piano at age four, giving her first recital at the age of eight.

Trivia

She was deeply impacted by a 1947 visit to the Theresienstadt concentration camp, gaining a deeper appreciation for her Jewish heritage.

Family Life

Her brother was famed violinist Yehudi Menuhin and her sister was admired poet Yaltah Menuhin.

Associated With

She was involved with the Australian premiere of Bela Bartok's Second Piano Concerto.