Explore the life, career and iconic recordings of violinist Isaac Stern

Issac Stern – one of the greatest violinists

Explore the life, career and iconic recordings of violinist Isaac Stern

Famous for cracking so-so jokes, Stern often told the one about “Two men are walking by Carnegie Hall and one says to the other, ‘have you heard Isaac Stern recently?’ The other responds, ‘no, what did he say?’” The implication being that Stern was as famous for his powers of speech and persuasion as his fiddle playing.

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