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  • Murray Perahia
    Murray Perahia KBE (born April 19, 1947) is an American concert pianist and conductor. Early life Murray Perahia was born in the Bronx borough of New York City to a family of Sephardi Jewish origin...
  • Pablo (Pau) Casals i Defilló (1876 - 1973)
    Pablo Casals: Bach Cello Solo Nr.1, BWV 1007 (8.1954) Pau Casals - El cant dels ocells (at the White House) Pablo Casals - Kol nidrei Op 47 - Max Bruch Pablo Casals - The Swan
  • Rafael Kubelík (1914 - 1996)
    Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 1914 – 11 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer. Son of a well-known violinist, Jan Kubelík, he was trained in Prague, and made his debut with the Cze...
  • Serge Kusevitsky (1874 - 1951)
    Serge Alexandrovich Koussevitzky (Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Кусеви́цкий; Sergey Aleksandrovich Kusevitsky; July 26, 1874 – June 4, 1951) was a Russian-born conductor, composer and double-bassist,...
  • Lorin Varencove Maazel (1930 - 2014)
    Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer. Making his debut at the conducting podium at the age of eight, he embarked on his career in ear...

Great Conductors, Instrumentalists or Vocalists, who pursued a career as soloists, and whose technical accomplishments were so pronounced as to dazzle the public.

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Great instrumentalists

Virtuosi Cellists

Virtuosi Clarinetists

Virtuosi Flautists


Virtuosi Pianists

Great Organists

Virtuosi Sitarists

  • Ravi Shankar (1920 - 2012) A world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place him as the leading figure of an important musical tradition.

Virtuosi Trumpeters

Virtuosi Violinists

Virtuosi Guitarists

Great vocalists