Itzhak Perlman

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Birthday
31, 1945
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel

About

Multiple Grammy Award-winning Israeli violinist, conductor, and esteemed teacher who also received the National Medal of the Arts from President Bill Clinton.

Before Fame

He tried to enter the Shulamit Conservatory at age three but was not big enough to hold the violin.

Trivia

After he was denied admission to music school as a child, he taught himself using a toy fiddle until he could receive real lessons.

Family Life

He married Toby Friedlander on December 31, 1966 and had five children with her.

Associated With

He has performed with Isaac Stern.