ON THIS DAY | Violinist Lord Yehudi Menuhin was Born in 1916

A student of Louis Persinger, Georges Enescu, and Adolf Busch, he is remembered as one of the greatest violinists and humanitarians of the 20th Century

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Lord Yehudi Menuhin

Lord Yehudi Menuhin was born on this day in 1916.

Together with Robert Masters, Menuhin founded the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists in 1983 — one of the world's leading competitions for young musicians.

He passed away in 1999 at aged 82.

YEHUDI MENUHIN | BRUCH VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 IN G MINOR | FERENC FRICSAY & BERLIN RADIO SYMPHONY | 1961