These are just a few out of the numerous amounts of famous violin players.
Ignaz Schuppanzigh was a celebrated violinist in Beethoven’s time. What is interesting regarding Schuppanzigh is that he began his career as a viola player and then changed over to the violin. This is what almost all musicians needed to do to become leaders. Nowadays Schuppanzigh is thought of only in correlation to Beethoven; still another crucial fact about him is that he was one of the first violinists to make his living mainly as a quartet player.
Maxim Vengerov is one of the lead participants in the world of violin players. At the age of four, he started having violin lessons and before long studied earnestly. The family went through some bad times. Maxim studied heavily and shortly drew the well-deserved rewards.
He started his concert calling only a few months after first starting and was still only ten when he was awarded the Junior Wieniawski Competition in Poland. Besides his global career, Maxim Vengerov also gives a lot of time to instructing master-classes.
There is no musical instrument constructed by the hands of man that holds such a mighty swing over the feelings of every living thing able of listening, as the violin.