Itzhak Perlman

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Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher. Over the course of his career 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 the Presidential Inauguration of President Obama. 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 1,833,658 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Itzhak Perlman is the 136th most popular musician (up from 151st in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from Israel (down from 93rd 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 136 out of 2,675Before him are Nam June Paik, Lady Gaga, Nadia Boulanger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Manu Dibango, and Ice-T. After him are George Martin, Nick Mason, David Guetta, Dave Brubeck, Dizzy Gillespie, and Mariss Jansons.

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Among people born in 1945, Itzhak Perlman ranks 38Before him are Mircea Lucescu, Neil Young, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Dési Bouterse, Ram Nath Kovind, and Phil Jackson. After him are Slobodan Praljak, Jean Nouvel, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, Jacqueline du Pré, Keith Jarrett, and Jacky Ickx.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Itzhak Perlman ranks 104 out of 389Before him are Isaac Luria (1534), Nehemiah (-490), Berenice (28), Amaziah of Judah (-802), Philip the Tetrarch (-4), and Uri Geller (1946). After him are Mahmoud Darwish (1941), Dan Shechtman (1941), Natalie Portman (1981), Gene Simmons (1949), Abu Nidal (1937), and Abimelech (null).

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), Miri Ben-Ari (1978), Borgore (1987), and Yitzhak Yedid (1971).