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Musicians: Violinists

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Profiles

  • Ferdinand Ries (1784 - 1838)
  • Franz Ries (1846 - 1932)
  • Peter Hubert Ries (1802 - 1886)
  • Franz Ries (1755 - 1846)
    Franz Anton Xaverius Ries (10 November 1755 – 1 November 1846) was a German violinist. His father, Johann Ries (1723–1784), was court trumpeter to the Elector of Cologne in Bonn. Ries was born in Bonn...
  • Bettye McGehee (1951 - 2022)
    Bettye Lynn McGehee, 71, gave her final solo performance on May 4, 2022 quietly in her home after a short illness. She joined Heaven’s Orchestra after 66 years of performances that started with a gifte...

Please add anyone who plays the violin, professionally or not.

Famous violinists

From 25 Best Violinists Ever, by Classic FM.

  • Joshua Bell (1967 - )
  • Nicola Benedetti (1987 - )
  • Sarah Chang (1980 - )
  • George Enescu (1881 - 1955)
  • Julia Fischer (1983 - )
  • Midori Gotō (1971 - )
  • Hilary Hahn (1979 - )
  • Jascha Heifetz (1901 - 1987)
  • Janine Jansen (1978 - )
  • Nigel Kennedy (1956 - )
  • Fritz Kreisler (1875 - 1962)
  • Gidon Kremer (1947 - )
  • Yehudi Menuhin (1916 - 1999)
  • Viktoria Mullova (1959 - )
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter (1963 - )
  • Ginette Neveu (1919 - 1949)
  • David Oistrakh (1908 - 1974)
  • Niccolò Paganini (1782 - 1840)
  • Itzhak Perlman (1945 - )
  • Pablo de Sarasate (1844 - 1908)
  • Gil Shaham (1971 - )
  • Isaac Stern (1920 - 2001)
  • Maxim Vengerov (1974 - )
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
  • Eugène Ysaÿe (1858 - 1931)