Classical 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
Dec. at 86 (1901-1987)

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2,128 867
Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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1,120 580
David Oistrakh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 66 (1908-1974)

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

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848 521
Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 87 (1875-1962)

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1,047 667
Maxim Vengerov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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927 581
Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Died at 83 (1916-1999)

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1,804 1,212
David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38

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719 478
Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)

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294 163
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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764 545
Anne-Sophie Mutter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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580 396
Nathan Milstein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 88 (1904-1992)

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540 364
Leonidas Kavakos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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914 668
Sarah Chang is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38

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539 365
Pinchas Zukerman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists

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948 702
Joshua Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 51

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511 345
Leonid Kogan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 58 (1924-1982)

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648 465
Janine Jansen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 41

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385 253
Arthur Grumiaux is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 65 (1921-1986)

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590 426
Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 35

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485 344
Gil Shaham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 48

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430 297
Samvel Yervinyan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
ArthurArakelian added age 53

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371 248
Henryk Szeryng is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 70 (1918-1988)

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170 87
Eugène Ysaÿe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Dec. at 73 (1858-1931)