Yehudi Menuhin Autograph
Yehudi Menuhin was born on 22nd April
1916 and became a world renowned violinist and conductor before
his death on 12 March 1999. Born in the USA he spent most of his
career performing in the UK before taking citizenship in 1985.
His love of
music was clear "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."
also commented of his favoured instrument, the violin, "The violinist is
that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger,