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Isaac Stern

1920 - 2001

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Isaac Stern (July 21, 1920 – September 22, 2001) was an American violinist.Born in Poland, Stern came to the US when he was 14 months old. Stern performed both nationally and internationally, notably touring the Soviet Union and China, and performing extensively in Israel, a country to which he had close ties since shortly after its founding. Stern received extensive recognition for his work, including winning the Presidential Medal of Freedom and six Grammy Awards, and being named to the French Legion of Honour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isaac Stern has received more than 611,513 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Isaac Stern is the 229th most popular musician (down from 182nd in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 107th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Ukrainian Musician.

Isaac stern is most famous for his work in the field of astronomy. He was one of the first people to hypothesize that the Milky Way is made up of many stars, and he also helped to discover Uranus.

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Among musicians, Isaac Stern ranks 229 out of 2,662Before him are Ken Hensley, Izzy Stradlin, Kirk Hammett, Marilyn Manson, Consuelo Velázquez, and Toots Thielemans. After him are Maria Theresia von Paradis, John Mayall, Keith Moon, Paul Stanley, John McLaughlin, and Mauro Giuliani.

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Among people born in 1920, Isaac Stern ranks 57Before him are Frank Sheeran, E. Donnall Thomas, George Porter, Lawrence Klein, Ivan Kozhedub, and Alicia Alonso. After him are Prem Tinsulanonda, Peter D. Mitchell, Ștefan Kovács, Jack Elam, John Harsanyi, and George Armitage Miller. Among people deceased in 2001, Isaac Stern ranks 41Before him are Morris, Stanley Kramer, Chung Ju-yung, Jacques Mayol, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, and Timothy McVeigh. After him are Ken Kesey, Henry Lee Lucas, Giovanni Leone, Emilie Schindler, Edward Gierek, and Francisco da Costa Gomes.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Isaac Stern ranks 136 out of 1,083Before him are Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), Mikhail Ostrogradsky (1801), Erwin Chargaff (1905), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), and Stefania Turkewich (1898). After him are Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski (1895), Kunigunda of Halych (1245), Sviatoslav II of Kiev (1027), Leo Kanner (1894), Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), and Alfred Redl (1864).

Among MUSICIANS In Ukraine

Among musicians born in Ukraine, Isaac Stern ranks 5Before him are Vladimir Horowitz (1903), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), David Oistrakh (1908), and Emil Gilels (1916). After him are Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), Leonid Kogan (1924), Igor Oistrakh (1931), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), Nathan Milstein (1902), Nikolai Kapustin (1937), and Alexander Siloti (1863).