Yehudi Menuhin

1916 - 1999

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yehudi Menuhin has received more than 1,085,314 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Yehudi Menuhin is the 76th most popular musician (down from 68th in 2019), the 491st most popular biography from United States (down from 376th in 2019) and the 24th 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 76 out of 2,675Before him are Dean Martin, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, and Cliff Burton. After him are Baroness Mary Vetsera, Nat King Cole, Giorgio Moroder, Stuart Sutcliffe, Lou Reed, and Cosima Wagner.

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Among people born in 1916, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 18Before him are Hans Eysenck, Claude Shannon, Ahmed Ben Bella, Herbert A. Simon, Ferruccio Lamborghini, and João Havelange. After him are Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Maurice Wilkins, Robert McNamara, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Camilo José Cela, and C. Wright Mills. Among people deceased in 1999, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 10Before him are Mario Puzo, Scatman John, Hassan II of Morocco, Wilt Chamberlain, Pete Conrad, and Joaquín Rodrigo. After him are Wassily Leontief, Gertrude B. Elion, Amália Rodrigues, Georgios Papadopoulos, Robert Bresson, and Raisa Gorbacheva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 491 out of 15,968Before him are Joseph Barbera (1911), Cliff Burton (1962), Jared Leto (1971), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Steve Wozniak (1950), and D. B. Cooper (1931). After him are Immanuel Wallerstein (1930), Nat King Cole (1919), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Harold Lloyd (1893), and Machine Gun Kelly (1895).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 24Before him are Iggy Pop (1947), Chet Baker (1929), Dean Martin (1917), John Coltrane (1926), Duke Ellington (1899), and Cliff Burton (1962). After him are Nat King Cole (1919), Lou Reed (1942), Benny Goodman (1909), Buddy Holly (1936), Glenn Miller (1904), and Alice Cooper (1948).