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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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2,000 777
Jascha Heifetz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 86 (1901-1987)
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2,299 920
Itzhak Perlman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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1,217 620
David Oistrakh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 66 (1908-1974)
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1,656 973
Hilary Hahn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 39
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1,006 621
Yehudi Menuhin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)
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905 556
Fritz Kreisler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 87 (1875-1962)
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1,131 717
Maxim Vengerov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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1,902 1,303
David Garrett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38
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775 515
Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 81 (1920-2001)
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347 197
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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835 586
Anne-Sophie Mutter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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597 398
Leonidas Kavakos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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988 711
Sarah Chang is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 38
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1,024 750
Joshua Bell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 51
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613 420
Nathan Milstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 88 (1904-1992)
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580 394
Pinchas Zukerman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
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538 364
Leonid Kogan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 58 (1924-1982)
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699 496
Janine Jansen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 41
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209 101
Eugène Ysaÿe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
eun-hwan-bai added Dec. at 73 (1858-1931)
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420 278
Arthur Grumiaux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 65 (1921-1986)
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632 456
Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 35
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271 159
Ray Chen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
YanYu added age 29
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397 266
Henryk Szeryng is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
Dec. at 70 (1918-1988)
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514 368
Gil Shaham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Greatest Violinists
age 48