Pinchas Zukerman

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Birthday
16, 1948
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Tel Aviv, Israel

About

World-renowned violinist and conductor whose musical debut was in 1963.

Before Fame

He was heavily promoted by Isaac Stern and Pablo Casals, who discovered him while visiting Israel in 1962 and urged him to study with them at the Juilliard School.

Trivia

He received the National Medal of Arts from President Ronald Reagan in 1983.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his former wife actress Tuesday Weld, whom he married in 1985.

Associated With

He collaborated with many well-known composers and musicians, including Leonard Bernstein.