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Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz was a violinist, widely considered to be one of the finest violinists of modern times. Born in Vilnius, now Lithuania, he moved as a teenager to the United States, where his Carnegie Hall debut was rapturously received. The New York Times called him "perhaps the greatest violinist of all time." Fritz Kreisler, another leading violinist of the twentieth century, said on hearing Heifetz's debut, "We might as well take our fiddles and smash them across our knees." He had a long and successful performing and recording career; after an injury to his right arm, he focused on teaching. ... more on Wikipedia

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