Yehudi Menuhin

Classical music, Conductor

1916 – 1999

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Who was Yehudi Menuhin?

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE was an American violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He was born in the United States, but became a citizen of Switzerland in 1970, and of the United Kingdom in 1985. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century.

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Born
Apr 22, 1916
New York City
Also known as
  • Menuhin, Yehudi
  • Lord Yehudi Menuhin
  • Sir Yehudi Menuhin
  • Baron Menuhin of Stoke d'Abernon
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • England
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
  • Switzerland
Profession
Lived in
  • Highgate
  • New York City
Died
Mar 12, 1999
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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