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

Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
British

Stjepan HauserStjepan Hauser
Croatian
Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American
Hilary HahnHilary Hahn
American

Wes BorlandWes Borland
American

Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
Spanish

Andrew BirdAndrew Bird
American
Gustavo DudamelGustavo Dudamel
Venezuelan

Yehudi MenuhinYehudi Menuhin
Swiss, British, American
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American

Nate MendelNate Mendel
American

Nicola BenedettiNicola Benedetti
British
Joshua BellJoshua Bell
American

Don MoenDon Moen
American
Joey TempestJoey Tempest
Swedish

Anne-Sophie MutterAnne-Sophie Mutter
Swiss, German

Alex BandAlex Band
American
Nigel KennedyNigel Kennedy
British
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Paul WhitemanPaul Whiteman
American
Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler
Austrian, American

L. SubramaniamL. Subramaniam
Indian

Emilie AutumnEmilie Autumn
American

Pinchas ZukermanPinchas Zukerman
Israeli
Phil RamonePhil Ramone
American, South African

Sammy CahnSammy Cahn
American

Janine JansenJanine Jansen
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Julia FischerJulia Fischer
German

Zitkala-SaZitkala-Sa
American
Eugène YsaÿeEugène Ysaÿe
Belgian

Pablo de SarasatePablo de Sarasate
Spanish
Harry PartchHarry Partch
American

David OistrakhDavid Oistrakh
Dutch

Sarah ChangSarah Chang
American
Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist
American

Marin AlsopMarin Alsop
American
Lucia MicarelliLucia Micarelli
American

Ara MalikianAra Malikian
Armenian

Lorin MaazelLorin Maazel
French, American

Leonidas KavakosLeonidas Kavakos
Greek

Heinrich Ignaz Franz BiberHeinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Austrian, Czech
Barney McKennaBarney McKenna
Irish

Dave SwarbrickDave Swarbrick
British

Leopold AuerLeopold Auer
Hungarian

Ivry GitlisIvry Gitlis
Israeli
Jenny Oaks BakerJenny Oaks Baker
American
Nathan MilsteinNathan Milstein
Ukrainian, American

Laura HuxleyLaura Huxley
Italian

Neville MarrinerNeville Marriner
British

Vassar ClementsVassar Clements
American
Johann StamitzJohann Stamitz
Czech

Ole BullOle Bull
Norwegian
Mike SeegerMike Seeger
American

Henri VieuxtempsHenri Vieuxtemps
Belgian

Sarah NeufeldSarah Neufeld
Canadian
Samvel YervinyanSamvel Yervinyan
Armenian

Viktoria MullovaViktoria Mullova
American
Carl StamitzCarl Stamitz
German

Henryk SzeryngHenryk Szeryng
Polish

Anatoly LyadovAnatoly Lyadov
Russian
Kim KashkashianKim Kashkashian
American

Gil ShahamGil Shaham
American
Ivan GalamianIvan Galamian
Iranian, American

Dorothy DeLayDorothy DeLay
American

Mischa ElmanMischa Elman
Ukrainian, American

Arthur GrumiauxArthur Grumiaux
Belgian
Leonid KoganLeonid Kogan
Ukrainian

Pietro LocatelliPietro Locatelli
Italian

Robert Russell BennettRobert Russell Bennett
American

Giovanni Battista ViottiGiovanni Battista Viotti
Italian

Rodolphe KreutzerRodolphe Kreutzer
French
Francesco GeminianiFrancesco Geminiani
Italian

Giuseppe TorelliGiuseppe Torelli
Italian
Alexander SchneiderAlexander Schneider
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Anton SchindlerAnton Schindler
German

Igor OistrakhIgor Oistrakh
Russian
Elspeth HansonElspeth Hanson
Australian

Niel GowNiel Gow
Scottish
Ruggiero RicciRuggiero Ricci
American

Ferdinand HillerFerdinand Hiller
German
Benjamin GodardBenjamin Godard
French

Carl FleschCarl Flesch
Hungarian

Norbert BraininNorbert Brainin
Austrian, British
Nikos SkalkottasNikos Skalkottas
Greek

Charles Auguste de BériotCharles Auguste de Bériot
Belgian
Hermann ScherchenHermann Scherchen
German