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 (mĕn′yo͞o-ĭn), Yehudi 1916-1999.
American-born violinist noted for his interpretations of works by Bartok and others.


(Biography) Yehudi (jɛˈhuːdɪ), Baron. 1916–99, British classical and jazz violinist, born in the US


(ˈmɛn yu ɪn)

Yehudi, 1916–99, U.S. violinist.
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Noun1.Menuhin - British violinist (born in the United States) who began his career as a child prodigy in the 1920s (1916-1999)Menuhin - British violinist (born in the United States) who began his career as a child prodigy in the 1920s (1916-1999)
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Lord Menuhin was to have conducted part of this concert, originally planned to support the work of Live Music Now
Occupation: International pianist and director of the Menuhin Competition, Cardiff 2008 What was the last movie you saw?
Sir, - I was very sad to hear of the death of Yehudi Menuhin, someone I had looked up to for over 50 years since I was introduced to the violin in 1942 at the age of eight, and who I find difficult to believe is now here no more.
The Menuhin Competition was founded in 1983 by the late virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin.
Windsor Festival was founded in 1969 by the violinist Yehudi Menuhin and the actor Ian Hunter as artistic directors.
From your website, I see that your first show, "A Little Nightmare Music" was created in 2004 and that you met at the Yehudi Menuhin School when you were each 12 years old.
They include Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, Stephane Grappelli and Mark O'Connor, whom Kennedy rates as one of the most important violinists alive today, as well as jazz guitarist Jarek Smietana who he has got to know thanks to frequent visits to Cracow.
After initial studies in Armenia, the cellist studied in the UK at the Menuhin School and the Guildhall School, London.
One of the highlights of his life came in 1978, when he met violinist Yehudi Menuhin who was giving a concert at Huddersfield Town Hall JS*94772030
The actress and musician recalls her own experiences of being trained by Menuhin and retraces the key events and musical influences of his life, from his unusual childhood as a musical prodigy in California to his travels in Europe and Asia.
BEFORE mobiles, I startled a friend by asking the legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin to phone his home so I could do an interview.
1999: One of the 20th century's finest musicians Yehudi Menuhin dies, aged 82.