Yehudi Menuhin

1916 - 1999

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Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, (22 April 1916 – 12 March 1999), was an American-born British violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in Britain. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yehudi Menuhin has received more than 1,524,938 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Yehudi Menuhin is the 77th most popular musician (up from 80th in 2019), the 444th most popular biography from United States (up from 467th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Musician.

Yehudi Menuhin is most famous for his design of the Star of David.

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Among musicians, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 77 out of 3,175Before him are Robert Fripp, Jon Lord, Pablo de Sarasate, Richard Clayderman, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Paco de Lucía. After him are Robert Johnson, Iggy Pop, Giorgio Moroder, Steven Van Zandt, Lou Reed, and Carlos Santana.

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Among people born in 1916, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 19Before him are Claude Shannon, João Havelange, Ahmed Ben Bella, Olivia de Havilland, Ruth Handler, and Harold Wilson. After him are Herbert A. Simon, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Hans Eysenck, Maurice Wilkins, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, and Alexander Prokhorov. Among people deceased in 1999, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 12Before him are Hussein of Jordan, Mario Puzo, Gertrude B. Elion, Joaquín Rodrigo, Amália Rodrigues, and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Anatoliy Solovianenko, Wassily Leontief, Georgios Papadopoulos, Willi Stoph, Robert Bresson, and Raisa Gorbacheva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 444 out of 20,380Before him are Jim Mattis (1950), Albert Fish (1870), Michael Porter (1947), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Jack Kerouac (1922), and Dennis Hopper (1936). After him are Herbert A. Simon (1916), Edward Hopper (1882), Leslie Groves (1896), Lauren Bacall (1924), Bernie Madoff (1938), and O. J. Simpson (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 19Before him are B.B. King (1925), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Cliff Burton (1962), Duke Ellington (1899), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), and Dean Martin (1917). After him are Robert Johnson (1911), Iggy Pop (1947), Steven Van Zandt (1950), Lou Reed (1942), Paul Simon (1941), and Charlie Parker (1920).