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AMERICAN MASTERS

S29 Ep3: Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

  • Aired: 04/16/2015
  • 53:10
  • Expires: 04/18/2019
  • Rating: NR
Discover the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso. This documentary portrays an artist for whom only perfection would do through vintage performances, master classes and Heifetz’ previously unseen home movies. Interviewees include Itzhak Perlman, Ivry Gitlis and Ida Haendel, and former student, accompanist and longtime companion Ayke Agus.
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S29 Ep3: Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film
S29 Ep3: Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film
Discover the violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students and archival performances.
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