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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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The recital, in St Paul's Hall of Huddersfield University, will showcase the Cavaleri String Quartet - violinists Martyn Jackson, currently studying in Berlin at the Hochschule fur Musik, and Ciaran McCabe, who is also a member of the London Chamber Orchestra; Australian-born violist Ann Beilby, who made her debut at the Sydney Opera House at the age of 19; and Scottish cellist Rowena Calvert, a former student at the Yehudi Menuhin School.
The international cellist - and younger brother of theatre impressario Andrew Lloyd Webber - will be presenting clips of himself performing and chatting with many of the world famous artists he's worked with during his illustrious career, including Nigel Kennedy, Elton John, his brother and Yehudi Menuhin.
Throughout his career, he has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians, including Yehudi Menuhin, Lorin Maazel and Neville Marriner.
We asked staff at Llangollen International Eisteddfod The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is one of the UK's oldest and most distinguished cultural festivals and one which has hosted musical giants such as Luciano Pavarotti and Yehudi Menuhin.
BORN JACK Kerouac, American writer, 1922 LIZA Minnelli, American entertainer, 1946, above VIRGINIA Bottomley, UK politician, 1948 DIED ANNE Frank, Dutch WWII diarist, 1945, above JUDGE Dread, UK musician, 1998 YEHUDI Menuhin, USborn violinist, 1999
The evening will include clips of him performing and chatting with many of the artists he's worked with during his illustrious career including Nigel Kennedy, Elton John, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Yehudi Menuhin, Katherine Jenkins and many more.
Fiona Bruce and the team visit Waltham Forest Town T Hall in east London tonight, where items include a ring by one of the world's greatest jewellers, a Rolex watch with a connection to Britain's Special Forces, a bust of violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin and an old train ticket.
But undoubtedly the best is this story from Wrexham fan @SIMONWXM: "I missed the Wrexham v Leyton Orient play-off final because my mum made me go to watch the Halle Orchestra with Yehudi Menuhin.
The watercolour, by artist Norman Perryman, will join his collection of action portraits of distinguished classical musicians which includes Jessye Norman, Yehudi Menuhin and Bernard Haitink as well as Mr Nelsons' two immediate predecessors - Sir Simon Rattle and Sakari Oramo.
The investigation, named Operation Kiso, is also looking into claims of sexual abuse and inappropriate behaviour at other UK specialist schools, including the Yehudi Menuhin school in Surrey, the Purcell School in Hertfordshire, Wells Cathedral school in Somerset and St Mary's Music School in Edinburgh.
A purist whose work spanned six decades, Jayaraman's legions of fans, disciples and collaborators included violinist Yehudi Menuhin and vocalists M Balamuralikrishna and Bombay Jayashri.