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Itzhak Perlman

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Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן; born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist. Perlman has performed worldwide and throughout the United States, in venues that have included a State Dinner at the White House honoring Queen Elizabeth II, and at President Barack Obama's inauguration. He has conducted the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Westchester Philharmonic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Itzhak Perlman has received more than 2,443,163 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Itzhak Perlman is the 138th most popular musician (down from 136th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Israel (up from 103rd in 2019) and the most popular Israeli Musician.

Itzhak Perlman is most famous for his violin playing. He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on January 27, 1945. He began playing the violin at the age of four and went on to study at the Juilliard School in New York City. He has performed with many famous orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Among musicians, Itzhak Perlman ranks 138 out of 2,662Before him are Ray Manzarek, James Last, Compay Segundo, Cliff Richard, Ice-T, and David Guetta. After him are Lionel Richie, Dizzy Gillespie, Ike Turner, Ian Stewart, Ritchie Valens, and Hans von Bülow.

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Among people born in 1945, Itzhak Perlman ranks 42Before him are Moshe Katsav, Neil Young, Jean Nouvel, Jacqueline du Pré, Roger Glover, and Slobodan Praljak. After him are John Lithgow, Linda Hunt, Viktor Saneyev, Steve Martin, Anselm Kiefer, and Dési Bouterse.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Itzhak Perlman ranks 98 out of 430Before him are Uri Geller (1946), Isabella II of Jerusalem (1212), Unas (-2400), Zephaniah (-701), Ezer Weizman (1924), and James, brother of Jesus (-20). After him are Mahmoud Darwish (1941), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), Dan Shechtman (1941), Canaan (null), Natalie Portman (1981), and Philip the Evangelist (100).

Among MUSICIANS In Israel

Among musicians born in Israel, Itzhak Perlman ranks 1After him are Gene Simmons (1949), Ivry Gitlis (1922), Hillel Slovak (1962), Pinchas Zukerman (1948), Shlomo Artzi (1949), Avishai Cohen (1970), Keren Ann (1974), Borgore (1987), Yitzhak Yedid (1971), and Miri Ben-Ari (1978).