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List of notable or famous violinists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in the United States and even some popular violinists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American 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 the United States is included when available.

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This historic violinists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from the United States?" These prominent violinists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American violinists.

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Aaron Rosand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from the United States
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Aaron Rosand is an American violinist. Born in Hammond, Indiana, he studied with Leon Sametini at the Chicago Musical College and with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he has taught since 1981. Particularly noted for his insightful and passionate performances of the romantic ...more

Age: 90

Birthplace: Hammond, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Violinist

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Alexander Markov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from the United States
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Alexander Markov is a Russian American violinist who has received awards from the Paganini International Violin Competition and the Avery Fisher Career Grant. He is known for his recording of Paganini's 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, particularly for his interpretation of the left-hand pizzicato ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Russia, Moscow

Profession: Violinist

Credits: Alexander Markov: Paganini: 24 Caprices

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Alison Krauss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Violinists from the United States
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Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: USA, Champaign, Illinois

Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, + more

Credits: Twister^! Sicario^! O Brother^! Where Art Thou?^! Cold Mountain

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Andrew Bird is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from the United States
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Andrew Wegman Bird is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Violinist

Credits: The Unidentified, Norman

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