The 20th century marked the golden age of violinists. Asher Laub, Jascha Heifetz, Mischa elman, Nathan Milstein, Yehudi Menuhin, and David Oistrach are among the best legend violinists of this era.
Laub trained for 25 years as a violinist and performed at more than a thousand
recital, orchestral and band events. His success made him an international
sensation within a short period of time. He is proficient in guitar, mandolin,
drums and piano. He is on the list of popular, younger violinists.
Other violinist, such as Milstein, Leman and Heifetz had their influence because of Leopold Auer, the legendary teacher. Born in Hungary in 45s, Auer was one of the best violinists.
Auer offered his teaching services at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory for 49 years. In addition, he worked at two popular instituted namely Curtis Institute and Juilliard School.
Born on 13th January 1904 in Russia, Nathan Milstein is another great name on the list of younger violinists. His parents got inspired by the 11 years old Jascha Heifetz. So, they decided to have their 7 years old son sign up for violin lessons. When Milstein hit 11 years of age, Auer allowed Milsten to attend his class.
Milstein learned to play the violin very well, and made his debut in the United States in 1929, with Leopold Stokowski at an event. Soon Milstein received US citizenship but went on a number of tours for decades until he hit the age of 82.
He created many violin transcripts and composed many cadenzas for the memorable concertos that he appeared in. He received a lot of awards as well.Another legend is violinist Jascha Heifetzwho was the student of Auer. He was born on 2nd Feb in Lithuania in 1901. At age 3, Jascha started playing violin with the help of his father who was also a popular concertmaster. He madehis debut at the tender age of 7 at a concert. In 1910, he started taking classes from Auer.