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List of notable or famous violinists from England, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in England and even some popular violinists who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English violinists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These violinists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known violinist from England is included when available.

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Andrew Manze is an English conductor and former violinist. Manze was born in Beckenham, United Kingdom. In September 2014 he took up the position of Principal Conductor of the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in Hannover. Between 2006 and 2014 he was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden. He made a number of recordings with them including Beethoven’s Eroica and Stenhammar Piano Concerti and a cycle of the Brahms’ symphonies. Manze was Associate Guest Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra from September 2010 to August 2014. As a guest conductor Manze has regular relationships with a number of leading international orchestras ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Beckenham, United Kingdom

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Chloe Hanslip is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from England
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Chloë Elise Hanslip is a British classical violinist. Hanslip was born in Guildford, Surrey and has been playing the violin since she was two. At the age of four she performed solo at the Purcell Room. When she was five she performed for Yehudi Menuhin and subsequently, at his invitation, studied with Natasha Boyarskaya at the Yehudi Menuhin School. By ten she had played in major concert halls throughout Europe and North America, including Carnegie Hall in New York and the Royal Albert Hall in London. In 1995 she began studying in Germany with Professor Zakhar Bron, the teacher of Maxim Vengerov and Vadim Repin. In addition to her lessons with Professor Bron, she has taken part in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Guildford, United Kingdom

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Eddie Jobson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Violinists from England
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Edwin "Eddie" Jobson is an English keyboardist and violinist noted for his use of synthesizers. He has been a member of several progressive rock bands, including Curved Air, Roxy Music, UK, Jethro Tull and Yes. He was also part of Frank Zappa's band in 1976–77. Aside from his keyboard work Jobson has also gained acclaim for his violin playing. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Billingham, United Kingdom

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Edward Elgar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from England
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Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the Enigma Variations, the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, concertos for violin and cello, and two symphonies. He also composed choral works, including The Dream of Gerontius, chamber music and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick in 1924. Although Elgar is often regarded as a typically English composer, most of his musical influences were not from England but from continental Europe. He felt himself to be an outsider, not only musically, but ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1857-1934)

Birthplace: Broadheath, United Kingdom

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