Born: April 22, 1916
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Died: March 12, 1999
Profile: Considered one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century. Knighted in 1985.
Number of Quotes: 2
The violin, through the serene clarity of its song, helps to keep our bearings in the storm, as a light in the night, a compass in the tempest, it shows us a way to a haven of sincerity and respect.
Whenever I see a newspaper, I think of the poor trees. As trees they provide beauty, shade and shelter. But, as paper, all they provide is rubbish.