STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,927 this week

Jascha Heifetz (1901–1987)


Jascha Heifetz came to the USA in 1917, became a citizen in 1925, and joined ASCAP in 1937. He was educated at the Royal School of Music in Vilna (which he entered at five and from which he graduated at nine), the St. Petersburg Conservatory (with Leopold Auer, earning an Honorary Music Degree), the New York College of Music, and Northwestern ... See full bio »

5 Things to Look for at the 2017 Academy Awards

Film expert and IMDb special correspondent Dave Karger talks about La La Land, Oscar diversity, and other topics to keep an eye out for this year.

Watch the video

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2347 people
created 02 Jan 2016
 
a list of 6926 people
created 22 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jascha Heifetz's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

Schindler's List
Schindler's List Soundtrack
(1993)
Casino
Casino Soundtrack
(1995)
Kate & Leopold
Kate & Leopold Music Department
(2001)
Heifetz
Heifetz Himself
(1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (8 credits)
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (performer: "Caprice No 24")
 2009 Lyubov v bolshom gorode ("Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35")
 2001 Kate & Leopold ("Alt Wien")
 1995 Casino (performer: "Flight of the Bumblebee")
 1993 Schindler's List (arranger: "LA CAPRICIEUSE OPUS 17")
 1947 Carnegie Hall (performer: "Violin Concerto in D: First Movement" - uncredited)
 1944 Bathing Beauty (music: "Hora Staccato" (1906) - uncredited)
 1939 They Shall Have Music (arranger: "Hora staccato" (1906), "Estrellita (Mexican Love Serenade)" (1912) - uncredited) / (performer: "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28" (1863), "Hora staccato" (1906), "Estrellita (Mexican Love Serenade)" (1912), "Violin Concerto in E Minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.64" (1844) - uncredited)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Violin transcriptions of works by Bach, Ravel, Debussy, Godowski, Albeniz, Achron, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mozart, Brahms, and Gershwin.

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Hoyle
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Widely recognized as one of the greatest violin virtuosos of all time. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page