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Yehudi Menuhin

(1916-1999), Violinist, conductor and philanthropist

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin

Sitter in 45 portraits
Internationally renowned Violinist Menuhin was born in New York, and first played with an orchestra at the age of seven. He maintained an international reputation throughout his life, playing with most of the world's major orchestras. During the 1950s Menuhin performed at the Aldeburgh Festival, and Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears joined him for concerts at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, which he established in 1957. Menuhin also went on to establish the Bath Festival in 1959, and the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music in 1963. In 1968 he performed Britten's Violin Concerto at the Edinburgh Festival.

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Yehudi Menuhin, by Ivor Roberts-Jones - NPG 5530

Yehudi Menuhin

by Ivor Roberts-Jones
bronze head, 1967
NPG 5530

Yehudi Menuhin, by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz - NPG P1209

Yehudi Menuhin

by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 14 May 1977
NPG P1209

Yehudi Menuhin, by Myfanwy Pavelic - NPG 5552

Yehudi Menuhin

by Myfanwy Pavelic
oil on canvas, 1982
NPG 5552

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt; Yehudi Menuhin, by Aram Alban - NPG x20671

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt; Yehudi Menuhin

by Aram Alban
bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x20671

Yehudi Menuhin, by Unknown photographer - NPG x20676

Yehudi Menuhin

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x20676

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, by Baron George Hoyningen-Huene - NPG x193431

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin

by Baron George Hoyningen-Huene
halftone reproduction tear sheet, December 1932
NPG x193431

Yehudi Menuhin, by Edward George W. Malindine, published by  Daily Herald - NPG x131117

Yehudi Menuhin

by Edward George W. Malindine, published by Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 8 December 1933
NPG x131117

Yehudi Menuhin; Moshe Menuhin, by Bain News Service - NPG x199328

Yehudi Menuhin; Moshe Menuhin

by Bain News Service
bromide print, 1933
NPG x199328

Yaltah Menuhin; Hephzibah Menuhin; Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, by Lusha Nelson - NPG x193432

Yaltah Menuhin; Hephzibah Menuhin; Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin

by Lusha Nelson
halftone reproduction tear sheet, March 1935
NPG x193432

Marcel Ciampi, Hephzibah Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin and Yaltah Menuhin, by Edward George W. Malindine, for  Daily Herald - NPG x131122

Marcel Ciampi, Hephzibah Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin and Yaltah Menuhin

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 13 January 1936
NPG x131122

Marcel Ciampi, Hephzibah Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin, Marutha Menuhin (née Sher) and Yaltah Menuhin, by Edward George W. Malindine, for  Daily Herald - NPG x131123

Marcel Ciampi, Hephzibah Menuhin, Yehudi Menuhin, Marutha Menuhin (née Sher) and Yaltah Menuhin

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 13 January 1936
NPG x131123

Yehudi Menuhin and Gerald Moore, by Georges Maiteny - NPG x36177

Yehudi Menuhin and Gerald Moore

by Georges Maiteny
bromide print, 1950s
NPG x36177

Yehudi Menuhin, by Howard Coster - NPG x2027

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2027

Yehudi Menuhin, by Howard Coster - NPG x2024

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2024

Yehudi Menuhin, by Howard Coster - NPG x2025

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2025

Yehudi Menuhin, by Howard Coster - NPG x2026

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2026

Yehudi Menuhin, by Howard Coster - NPG x2028

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2028

Yehudi Menuhin, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x35407

Yehudi Menuhin

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1956
NPG x35407

Yehudi Menuhin, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x21328

Yehudi Menuhin

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1956
NPG x21328

Yehudi Menuhin; Diana Menuhin (née Gould), by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x21329

Yehudi Menuhin; Diana Menuhin (née Gould)

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1956
NPG x21329

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