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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 1,275,656 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Yehudi Menuhin is the 80th most popular musician (down from 76th in 2019), the 467th most popular biography from United States (up from 491st in 2019) and the 21st 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 80 out of 2,662Before him are Antônio Carlos Jobim, Cliff Burton, Iggy Pop, Mstislav Rostropovich, Goran Bregović, and Paco de Lucía. After him are Richard Clayderman, Sviatoslav Richter, John Coltrane, Lou Reed, Barry Gibb, and Paul Simon.

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Among people born in 1916, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 19Before him are Harold Wilson, Ahmed Ben Bella, Herbert A. Simon, João Havelange, Ferruccio Lamborghini, and Hans Eysenck. After him are Maurice Wilkins, Camilo José Cela, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Robert McNamara, Frederick Chapman Robbins, and Dương Văn Minh. Among people deceased in 1999, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 11Before him are Hassan II of Morocco, Mario Puzo, Joaquín Rodrigo, Pete Conrad, Gertrude B. Elion, and Amália Rodrigues. After him are Raisa Gorbacheva, Wilt Chamberlain, Robert Bresson, Wassily Leontief, Georgios Papadopoulos, and Petr Shelokhonov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 467 out of 18,182Before him are Terry Gilliam (1940), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Diana Ross (1944), Paul Tibbets (1915), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), and Jon Brower Minnoch (1941). After him are Oprah Winfrey (1954), Lauren Bacall (1924), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Sarah Palin (1964), Danny Trejo (1944), and Goldie Hawn (1945).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Yehudi Menuhin ranks 21Before him are Charlie Parker (1920), Robert Johnson (1911), Chet Baker (1929), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Cliff Burton (1962), and Iggy Pop (1947). After him are John Coltrane (1926), Lou Reed (1942), Paul Simon (1941), Duke Ellington (1899), Dean Martin (1917), and Glenn Miller (1904).