Jascha Heifetz

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Birthday
2, 1901
Birthplace
Vilnius, Lithuania
Death Date
Dec 10, 1987 (86)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1901
Birthplace
Vilnius, Lithuania
Death Date
Dec 10, 1987 (86)

About

Lithuanian violinist widely considered to be one of the greatest violinists of all time. He is remembered for his performances at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall.

Before Fame

He was a prodigy who gave his first public performance at age seven.

Trivia

He became a teacher later in life, teaching violin master classes at schools like UCLA.

Family Life

His marriage to actress Florence Vidor lasted from 1928 to 1945.

Associated With

He collaborated with pianist Arthur Rubinstein on piano trios by Beethoven in 1941.