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
Hilary HahnHilary Hahn
American
Wes BorlandWes Borland
American

Andrew BirdAndrew Bird
American

Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
Spanish

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

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

Nate MendelNate Mendel
American

Sharon CorrSharon Corr
Irish
Nigel KennedyNigel Kennedy
British

Joey TempestJoey Tempest
Swedish
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American

Don MoenDon Moen
American

Anne-Sophie MutterAnne-Sophie Mutter
Swiss, German
Alex BandAlex Band
American
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Sammy CahnSammy Cahn
American
L. SubramaniamL. Subramaniam
Indian

Nicola BenedettiNicola Benedetti
British

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American

Pinchas ZukermanPinchas Zukerman
Israeli
Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American

Phil RamonePhil Ramone
American, South African

Paul WhitemanPaul Whiteman
American

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
American

Julia FischerJulia Fischer
German
Janine JansenJanine Jansen
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Harry PartchHarry Partch
American
Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian

Pablo de SarasatePablo de Sarasate
Spanish

Lucia MicarelliLucia Micarelli
American
David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
Dutch

Laura HuxleyLaura Huxley
Italian
Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
American

Sarah ChangSarah Chang
American

Lorin MaazelLorin Maazel
French, American

Marin AlsopMarin Alsop
American

Ivry GitlisIvry Gitlis
Israeli
Leonidas KavakosLeonidas Kavakos
Greek

Sarah NeufeldSarah Neufeld
Canadian

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American

Heinrich Ignaz Franz BiberHeinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Austrian, Czech
Ara MalikianAra Malikian
Armenian
Barney McKennaBarney McKenna
Irish

Mike SeegerMike Seeger
American

Nathan MilsteinNathan Milstein
Ukrainian, American

Dave SwarbrickDave Swarbrick
British
Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British

Ole BullOle Bull
Norwegian
Henri VieuxtempsHenri Vieuxtemps
Belgian

Viktoria MullovaViktoria Mullova
American

Leopold AuerLeopold Auer
Hungarian
Samvel YervinyanSamvel Yervinyan
Armenian

Gil ShahamGil Shaham
American
Johann StamitzJohann Stamitz
Czech

Henryk SzeryngHenryk Szeryng
Polish

Dorothy DeLayDorothy DeLay
American
Anatoly LyadovAnatoly Lyadov
Russian

Carl StamitzCarl Stamitz
German
Kim KashkashianKim Kashkashian
American

Ivan GalamianIvan Galamian
Iranian, American

Leonid KoganLeonid Kogan
Ukrainian

Arthur GrumiauxArthur Grumiaux
Belgian
Jean-Marie LeclairJean-Marie Leclair
French

Anton SchindlerAnton Schindler
German

Pietro LocatelliPietro Locatelli
Italian

Rodolphe KreutzerRodolphe Kreutzer
French

Giovanni Battista ViottiGiovanni Battista Viotti
Italian
Alexander SchneiderAlexander Schneider
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Francesco GeminianiFrancesco Geminiani
Italian
Albert SpaldingAlbert Spalding
American

Robert Russell BennettRobert Russell Bennett
American

Giuseppe TorelliGiuseppe Torelli
Italian
Mischa ElmanMischa Elman
Ukrainian, American

Niel GowNiel Gow
Scottish
Jenny Oaks BakerJenny Oaks Baker
American

Igor OistrakhIgor Oistrakh
Russian
Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci
American

Carl FleschCarl Flesch
Hungarian

Ferdinand HillerFerdinand Hiller
German
Leroy JenkinsLeroy Jenkins
American

Maud PowellMaud Powell
American
William SteinbergWilliam Steinberg
German