Person    | Male  Born 22/4/1916  Died 12/3/1999

Sir Yehudi Menuhin

Categories: Music / songs, Seriously Famous

Countries: Germany, USA

Born in New York, child of recent immigrants, achieved fame as a violinist at age 7. Spent most of his career in Britain, becoming a British citizen in 1985. Initially working in the classics, as performer and conductor, he later worked with Ravi Shankar and made jazz recordings with Stephane Grappelli. Died in Berlin.

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Sir Yehudi Menuhin

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Highgate Society & Menuhin

This tree was planted by Sir Yehudi Menuhin KBE to celebrate twenty years of ...

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