Itzhak Perlman

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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 18 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »


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Schindler's List Music Department
Hero Music Department
Memoirs of a Geisha Music Department
Twilight Zone: The Movie Music Department


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 1987 Shalom Sesame (TV Series)
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 1958-1964 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.29 (1964) ... Violinist
- Episode #12.52 (1959) ... Violinist
- Episode #12.22 (1959) ... Violinist
- Episode #12.8 (1958) ... Violinist
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Yitzhak Perlman


Toby Friedlander  (5 children)

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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 »


Starling Chair at Juilliard School in New York City. See more »

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