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Itzhak Perlman


Probably the pre-eminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman is known for his brilliant technique, direct interpretation and precision. Mr. Perlman's recordings include not only all standard violin repertoires but those of contemporary composers. He has appeared with every major orchestra in the world, showcasing his talent at music festivals, ... See full bio »
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Schindler's List
Schindler's List Music Department
(1993)
Ying xiong
Ying xiong Music Department
(2002)
Memoirs of a Geisha
Memoirs of a Geisha Music Department
(2005)
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Twilight Zone: The Movie Music Department
(1983)

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 2009 President Obama: The Inauguration (TV Special) (performer: "Air and Simple Gifts")
 2003 Beethoven: Triple Concerto/Choral Fantasy (Video) (performer: "Triple Concerto")
 1999 Music of the Heart (performer: "Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins")
 1999 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ha-Se'ara ... (performer: "Winter")
 1998 Cousin Bette (performer: "Zapateado", Opus 23)
 1998/IV Home (Short) (performer: "Firn di Mekhutonim Aheym")
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (performer: "Just You, Just Me" (1929) - as Itzhak Pearlman)
 1993 Schindler's List (performer: "LA CAPRICIEUSE OPUS 17")
 1990 Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short) (performer: "Put Down the Duckie" (1986) - uncredited)
 1987 A Musical Toast: The Stars Shine on Public Television (TV Movie) (performer: "Summertime")
 1979 Ormandy Conducts Tchaikovsky (TV Movie) (performer: "Violin Concerto")
 1977 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- David Steinberg/Itzhak Perlman/Joan Embery (1977) ... (performer: "Scherzo - Tarantelle in G minor, Op. 16")
 1967 An Evening at Tanglewood (TV Movie) (performer: "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso")
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Listen, if you show off accessibility, that means, "Let's go on. This is very good. Let's continue to think along the same lines." Because sometimes when you show off, it's very good, but then it has to continue. You cannot be happy with just, "We've done that," because there's always more work to be done. See more »

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Father of Ariella Shoshana Perlman (born in 1984) and father-in-law of Robert Edward Ontko Johnson. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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