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Menuhin

Yehudi , Baron. 1916--99, British violinist, born in the US
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This was to have been the last in a series of three concerts in which Menuhin would have conducted the Warsaw Sinfonia accompanying several young violinists, including 12-year-old Nicola Benedetti playing the Bach A minor Concerto.
Bob Marley - Buffalo Soldier, The Beatles - Yesterday and the slow movement of the Bach double violin concerto, which will be featured in the opening concert of the Menuhin Competition at St David's Hall, Cardiff, on April 11.
I first heard him play in Birmingham Town Hall in 1949-50; this was during my final year at St Philip's Grammar School and Philip Larkin, the headmaster, allowed me to purchase a ticket for the Menuhin concert in lieu of receiving a Book Prize for class performance that year.
But it is more than just a contest - Menuhin, who died in 1999, also wanted it to be an international festival of music, education and culture.
Hyung-ki Joo (H-kJ): Igudesman actually went to the Vienna Conservatoire in 1989 to study with Boris Kuschnir, and I stayed at Menuhin for another year before leaving to study in NYC at Manhattan School of Music.
The best-selling classical violinist of all time, Kennedy was Yehudi Menuhin's most famous protege, studying first at the Menuhin School before moving to the Juilliard School of Music in New York where he was taught by Dorothy DeLay.
Among the many distinguished musicians whom he has collaborated with are Yehudi Menuhin and Julia Fischer.
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, US-born violinist, 1999
1999 VIOLINIST and conductor Yehudi Menuhin, right, died at the age of 82.
The famous conductor thought he would be conducting Yehudi Menuhin in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto but instead got Eric playing piano to Edvard Grieg's A minor Piano Concerto.
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.
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.