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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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Ling Ling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
snoojiey added Ling Ling Age 10
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2,467 1,008
Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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2,130 859
Jascha Heifetz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 86 (1901-1987)
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anwar hariri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Bashar Hamdy added anwar hariri
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1,970 1,036
Hilary Hahn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 39
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1,300 694
David Oistrakh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Died at 66 (1908-1974)
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1,080 674
Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)
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1,220 774
Maxim Vengerov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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951 599
Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 87 (1875-1962)
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398 204
Ray Chen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
YanYu added age 29
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2,001 1,410
David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38
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807 555
Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)
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387 232
Pablo de Sarasate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Péter Szontagh-Kisházi added Dec. at 64 (1844-1908)
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882 633
Anne-Sophie Mutter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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1,029 754
Sarah Chang is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38
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1,084 799
Joshua Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 51
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633 436
Leonidas Kavakos is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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744 530
Janine Jansen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 41
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608 422
Pinchas Zukerman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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632 449
Nathan Milstein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 88 (1904-1992)
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514 353
Samvel Yervinyan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
ArthurArakelian added age 53
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238 123
Eugène Ysaÿe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Dec. at 73 (1858-1931)
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553 387
Leonid Kogan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 58 (1924-1982)
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658 482
Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 35