Yehudi Menuhin aged 12
Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM KBE (22 April 1916 12 March 1999), American-born violinist and conductor, who spent most of his performing career in Britain. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century. Pictured at the age of 12
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Cover design for Fiocco violin and piano duets
Cover design for a book of ten violin and piano pieces by the 18th century Belgian (Flemish) composer and violinist Joseph-Hector Fiocco (1703-1741), arranged by Arthur Bent and Norman O'Neill, as performed by the young Yehudi Menuhin, whose picture is on the cover, holding his violin and bow. The pieces are published by Schott & Co (Schott Sohne), and are as follows: Arioso, La Legere, Allegro, Allemande, L'Anglaise, Menuetto, La Fringante, Rondo, Deux Gavottes, and L'Inconstante.
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