Only Connect - Yehudi Menuhin <> Frederic Delius

How are these sitters connected?


Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin, by Unknown photographer, 1970s - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin
by Unknown photographer
1970s
NPG x27595

The connection
The assistance of Eric Fenby enabled the Frederick Delius to continue to compose despite blindness in later life. Delius’s works continued to be played and promoted by the violinists Yehudi Menuhin and Ralph Holmes.

Find out more about Menuhin connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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NPG 5137 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Benjamin Britten

NPG 3868 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Edward Elgar

NPG x27595 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Eric Fenby

NPG 6043 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Michael Tippet

NPG x33552 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Yehudi Menuhin <> Priaulx Rainier


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