List of famous violinists who have contributed greatly to their field

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Throughout history, there have been many violinists who have contributed greatly to their field. The list includes many familiar and great violinists, such as Lindsey Stirling, Pete Townshend, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and Jonathan Davis.

Yo-Yo Ma Yo-Yo Ma
French

Peter Tosh Peter Tosh
Jamaican

Isaac Stern Isaac Stern
American

Stjepan HauserStjepan Hauser
Croatian

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American
Wes BorlandWes Borland
American
Andrew BirdAndrew Bird
American

Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
Spanish

Hilary HahnHilary Hahn
American

Gustavo DudamelGustavo Dudamel
Venezuelan
Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
British

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
Swiss, British, American
Joshua BellJoshua Bell
American

Jean-Auguste-Dominique IngresJean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
French

Joey TempestJoey Tempest
Swedish
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American

Alex BandAlex Band
American
Nate MendelNate Mendel
American

Anne-Sophie MutterAnne-Sophie Mutter
Swiss, German

Sammy CahnSammy Cahn
American
Nicola BenedettiNicola Benedetti
British
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Don MoenDon Moen
American
Pinchas ZukermanPinchas Zukerman
Israeli

Paul WhitemanPaul Whiteman
American

L. SubramaniamL. Subramaniam
Indian

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American
Nigel KennedyNigel Kennedy
British

Phil RamonePhil Ramone
American, South African

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
American

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American

Ara MalikianAra Malikian
Armenian
Harry PartchHarry Partch
American

Marin AlsopMarin Alsop
American
Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
Dutch

Pablo de SarasatePablo de Sarasate
Spanish
Janine JansenJanine Jansen
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Sarah ChangSarah Chang
American
Julia FischerJulia Fischer
German

Lorin MaazelLorin Maazel
French, American

Lucia MicarelliLucia Micarelli
American

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
American

Samvel YervinyanSamvel Yervinyan
Armenian
Dave SwarbrickDave Swarbrick
British

Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American

Ivry GitlisIvry Gitlis
Israeli
Barney McKennaBarney McKenna
Irish
Laura HuxleyLaura Huxley
Italian

Ole BullOle Bull
Norwegian

Nathan MilsteinNathan Milstein
Ukrainian, American

Sarah NeufeldSarah Neufeld
Canadian
Gil ShahamGil Shaham
American

Henri VieuxtempsHenri Vieuxtemps
Belgian
Johann StamitzJohann Stamitz
Czech

Pietro LocatelliPietro Locatelli
Italian

Leopold AuerLeopold Auer
Hungarian
Viktoria MullovaViktoria Mullova
American

Mike SeegerMike Seeger
American
Leonidas KavakosLeonidas Kavakos
Greek

Dorothy DeLayDorothy DeLay
American

Carl StamitzCarl Stamitz
German
Robert Russell BennettRobert Russell Bennett
American

Anatoly LyadovAnatoly Lyadov
Russian
Kim KashkashianKim Kashkashian
American

Jenny Oaks BakerJenny Oaks Baker
American

Leonid KoganLeonid Kogan
Ukrainian

Ivan GalamianIvan Galamian
Iranian, American
Francesco GeminianiFrancesco Geminiani
Italian

Henryk SzeryngHenryk Szeryng
Polish

Alexander SchneiderAlexander Schneider
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Anton SchindlerAnton Schindler
German

Rodolphe KreutzerRodolphe Kreutzer
French
Adolf BuschAdolf Busch
Swiss, German

Giuseppe TorelliGiuseppe Torelli
Italian
Mischa ElmanMischa Elman
Ukrainian, American

Elspeth HansonElspeth Hanson
Australian

Giovanni Battista ViottiGiovanni Battista Viotti
Italian
Julián CarrilloJulián Carrillo
Mexican

Nikos SkalkottasNikos Skalkottas
Greek
Ferdinand HillerFerdinand Hiller
German

Igor OistrakhIgor Oistrakh
Russian
Benjamin GodardBenjamin Godard
French

Niel GowNiel Gow
Scottish

Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci
American
William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German

Allan PetterssonAllan Pettersson
Swedish
Josef GingoldJosef Gingold
Belarusian, American