was born in New York City in 1916 and founded the school in 1963 "to provide the environment and tuition for musically gifted children from all over the world".
Self taught, during Martin's 40-year long career he's worked with Chet Atkins, Bill Wyman, George Harrison, Dionne Warwick, Sacha Distel, Bryn Terfel and Jamie Cullum and recorded with Michel Legrand, Peggy Lee, Yehudi Menuhin
and Nelson Riddle.
This dazzling young violinist has trained at the Yehudi Menuhin
School and at Royal College of Music in London.
In a sense, this is a book with a dream author, since who better than the late Yehudi Menuhin
to write it?
, among the 20th Century's finest musicians, died at the age of 82 in March 1999.
's biographer Humphrey Burton after the great violinist's death
The musical week was organised by Live Music Now, an initiative founded in 1977 by legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin
and his friend, Ian Stoutzker.
South Bank Show presenter Lord Bragg said: "Yehudi Menuhin
made the 20th century a richer and happier place for millions of people."
We asked staff and volunteers at the 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
. In July it will feature legendary American singersongwriter Burt Bacharach and British tenor Alfie Boe as well as the internationally-renowned Choir of the World competition.
Founded by violinist Yehudi Menuhin
and Ian Stoutzker, it is a musician development and outreach organisation, which sees emerging musicians take music into the community.
Talented young musicians from the Yehudi Menuhin
School Orchestra perform on July 16 followed by the Cepicky, Rosefeld and Dussek Trio on September 10, London Concertante (strings/wind) on October 8 and the voices of Ex Cathedra with what is always a popular Christmas concert on December 10.
GILLIAN Greene was inspired by violinist Yehudi Menuhin
to take classical music out to the people of Wales.