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Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999), Violinist, conductor and philanthropist

Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin

Sitter in 42 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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5530

Yehudi Menuhin

by Ivor Roberts-Jones
bronze head, 1967
NPG 5530

P1209

Yehudi Menuhin

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

5552

Yehudi Menuhin

by Myfanwy Pavelic
oil on canvas, 1982
NPG 5552

x20671

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt; Yehudi Menuhin

by Aram Alban
bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x20671

x20676

Yehudi Menuhin

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x20676

x131117

Yehudi Menuhin

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

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

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

x36177

Yehudi Menuhin and Gerald Moore

by Georges Maiteny
bromide print, 1950s
NPG x36177

x2027

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2027

x2024

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2024

x2025

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2025

x2026

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2026

x2028

Yehudi Menuhin

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1956
NPG x2028

x35407

Yehudi Menuhin

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

x21328

Yehudi Menuhin

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1956
NPG x21328

x131745

Yehudi Menuhin

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint on card mount, circa 1957
NPG x131745

x15235

Yehudi Menuhin and (Edward) Benjamin Britten

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1958
NPG x15235