musicians The World's Greatest Violinists  

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Niccolò Paganini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
MohamedHafez added Niccolò Paganini

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Jascha Heifetz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Jascha Heifetz Died at 86 (1901-1987)

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Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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David Oistrakh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
David Oistrakh Died at 66 (1908-1974)

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Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Fritz Kreisler Died at 87 (1875-1962)

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Maxim Vengerov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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Hilary Hahn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Hilary Hahn age 37

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Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Yehudi Menuhin Died at 83 (1916-1999)

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David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
David Garrett age 35

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Pablo de Sarasate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Péter Szontagh-Kisházi added Pablo De Sarasate Died at 64 (1844-1908)

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569 362
Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Isaac Stern Died at 81 (1920-2001)

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Nathan Milstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Nathan Milstein Died at 88 (1904-1992)

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430 261
Pinchas Zukerman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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Anne-Sophie Mutter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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775 535
Sarah Chang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Sarah Chang age 36

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Janine Jansen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Janine Jansen age 37

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445 283
Leonid Kogan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Leonid Kogan Died at 58 (1924-1982)

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502 331
Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Julia Fischer age 32

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421 270
Gil Shaham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Gil Shaham age 46

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417 267
Leonidas Kavakos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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Joshua Bell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Joshua Bell age 48

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321 196
Arthur Grumiaux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Arthur Grumiaux Died at 65 (1921-1986)

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308 191
Henryk Szeryng is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Henryk Szeryng Died at 70 (1918-1988)

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330 225
Samvel Yervinyan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
ArthurArakelian added Samvel Yervinyan age 51

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163 81
Midori Goto is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Midori Goto age 45

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325 222
Kyung-Wha Chung is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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Zino Francescatti is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Zino Francescatti Died at 89 (1902-1991)

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253 185
Gidon Kremer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Gidon Kremer age 68

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Eugène Ysaÿe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Eugène Ysaÿe Died at 73 (1858-1931)

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Mischa Elman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Mischa Elman Died at 76 (1891-1967)

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167 111
George Enescu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
RichardWalz added Georges Enesco Died at 74 (1881-1955)

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Michael Rabin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Michael Rabin Died at 36 (1936-1972)

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Shlomo Mintz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Shlomo Mintz age 59

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118 72
James Ehnes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
frédéric-gaudette added James Ehnes age 39

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Ida Haendel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Ida Haendel age 87

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219 174
Ginette Neveu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Ginette Neveu Died at 30 (1919-1949)

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Vadim Repin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Vadim Repin age 45

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185 143
Ivry Gitlis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Ivry Gitlis age 94

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226 195
Salvatore Accardo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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95 58
Ray Chen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
YanYu added Ray Chen age 28

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102 68
Viktoria Mullova is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
chelseyc0922 added Viktoria Mullova age 58

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167 140
Nemanja Radulovic is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
bosko.stojanovic89 added Nemanja Radulovic

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251 231
Nigel Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Nigel Kennedy age 60

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Lindsey Stirling is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
MichalDomaradzki added Lindsey Stirling age 30

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Joseph Szigeti is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Joseph Szigeti Died at 81 (1892-1973)

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Frank Peter Zimmermann is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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Nicola Benedetti is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
ann-wilson-clark added Nicola Benedetti age 29

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96 72
Mark Wood is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dylan Trautman added Mark Wood

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Ruggiero Ricci is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Ruggiero Ricci Died at 94 (1918-2012)

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Josef Suk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Josef Suk Died at 82 (1929-2011)