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Overcoming polio as a child, Itzhak Perlman became one of the 20th century’s greatest classical violinists. At age 13, he became star in America after being brought to New York by the Ed Sullivan Show for two performances. Studying at the Juilliard School, he went on to win the prestigious Leventritt Competition at Carnegie Hall in 1964. He has performed with all of the world’s greatest orchestras, played the violin solos for the film Schindler’s List, appeared regularly on television programs, and been awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.