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Hei·fetz(hī′fĭts), Jascha 1901-1987.
Russian-born American violinist. Considered among the world's best violinists at the age of 13, he matured into a great artist, tempering his virtuoso technique with thoughtful interpretation.
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(Biography) Jascha (ˈjæʃə). 1901–87, US violinist, born in Russia
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Ja•scha (ˈyɑ ʃə) 1901–87, U.S. violinist, born in Russia.
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