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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Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell

Singer. Born in Jamaica, her family emigrated to London in 1963. Known as Liz Mitchell, she joined the cast of the musical 'Hair' and eventually moved to Berlin to join the German production, where...

Person, Music / songs, Caribbean Islands, Germany

1 memorial
Act of Parliament - 1751-2 - licensing

Act of Parliament - 1751-2 - licensing

"Licensed pursuant to Act of Parliament of the Twenty fifth of King George the Second." This is a form of words that we have found at three 19th century places of entertainment, two physically and...

Concept, Food & Drink, Law, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Trident Studios

Trident Studios

Recording studios. Many famous musicians worked here including David Bowie, the Bee Gees, Elton John and the Rolling Stones.

Place, Music / songs

1 memorial
Andy Irish

Andy Irish

We cannot definitively identify this artiste. Possibly the recording engineer, with real name George Chkiantz and alias Irish O'Duffy. From Discogs: "George Chkiantz was a recording engineer and ...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Jessie Matthews, OBE

Jessie Matthews, OBE

Actor, singer and dancer. Born into a large family in Berwick Street.  Made her name in theatre and in the 30's was Britain's favourite musical film star.  Post-war her career flagged but in 1963 s...

Person, Cinema, Dance, Music / songs, Theatre, TV & Radio

2 memorials