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  1. Ja·scha [yah-shuh], /ˈyɑ ʃə/, 1901–1987, U.S. violinist, born in Russia.

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How to use Heifetz in a sentence

  • Jascha Heifetz tried to recollect, which was natural, seeing that it must have been one long since overcome.

    Violin Mastery | Frederick H. Martens
  • Heifetz, however, may be the dark horse in the modern fiddle sweepstakes.

    Unicorns | James Huneker
  • Zelda doing time-steps is like Heifetz fiddling at weddings.

    At the Post | Horace Leonard Gold
  • Stood up and fought Karlov with his bare fists; wasn't ashamed to weep over his mother's photograph; and fiddled like Heifetz.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy | Harold MacGrath

British Dictionary definitions for Heifetz


/ (ˈhaɪfɪts) /

  1. Jascha (ˈjæʃə). 1901–87, US violinist, born in Russia

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