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Yehudi Menuhin

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I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.

— Yehudi Menuhin

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Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.

— Yehudi Menuhin

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The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet.

— Yehudi Menuhin

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The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.

— Yehudi Menuhin

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They had two children Krov and Zamira (who married pianist Fou Ts'ong). When the Menuhins went to Paris Persinger suggested Yehudi go to his own teacher Eugène Ysaÿe. His sisters were the concert pianist and human rights worker Hephzibah Menuhin and the pianist painter and poet Yaltah Menuhin.

Yehudi Menuhin Baron Menuhin OM KBE (22 April 1916 – 12 March 1999) was an American violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He is often considered to be one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century.

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