Classical The World's Greatest Violinists  

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1. User voting changes list order. Vote for your favorite artists - you decide who's the best!
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1,785 635
Niccolò Paganini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
MohamedHafez added Niccolò Paganini

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1,824 721
Jascha Heifetz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 86 (1901-1987)

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2,091 847
Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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1,099 567
David Oistrakh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 66 (1908-1974)

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1,393 878
Hilary Hahn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 39

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1,788 1,186
David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38

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1,031 649
Maxim Vengerov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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836 511
Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 87 (1875-1962)

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911 570
Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Died at 83 (1916-1999)

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707 468
Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)

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285 154
Pablo de Sarasate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Péter Szontagh-Kisházi added Dec. at 64 (1844-1908)

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530 351
Leonidas Kavakos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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906 653
Sarah Chang is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38

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753 531
Anne-Sophie Mutter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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533 355
Pinchas Zukerman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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572 387
Nathan Milstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 88 (1904-1992)

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938 692
Joshua Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 51

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505 339
Leonid Kogan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 58 (1924-1982)

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639 456
Janine Jansen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 41

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586 415
Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 35

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380 248
Arthur Grumiaux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 65 (1921-1986)

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369 240
Henryk Szeryng is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 70 (1918-1988)

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423 288
Samvel Yervinyan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
ArthurArakelian added age 53

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479 336
Gil Shaham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 48

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163 83
Eugène Ysaÿe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Dec. at 73 (1858-1931)