Yehudi Menuhin — American Musician born on April 22, 1916, died on March 12, 1999

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin OM KBE was an American-born British and Swiss violinist and conductor who spent most of his performing career in the United Kingdom. He became a citizen of Switzerland in 1970, and a British citizen in 1985. He is widely considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century... (wikipedia)

Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.
I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.
The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet.
The violinist must possess the poet's gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within.

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