Yehudi Menuhin spent his life defying categorization. As skilled a player of jazz and Indian music as he was of a huge range of classical styles, a controversial political activist and friend of presidents and prime ministers, yoga devotee, cultural ambassador to the UN and founder of the best music school in Europe, Menuhin was an individualist, not only musically but throughout all other aspects of his life. Here, Burton creates a multi-faceted portrait of a great musician drawing on family correspondence, as well as ...

Menuhin 2000, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571193110