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

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Historical Examples of heifetz

  • Heifetz, however, may be the dark horse in the modern fiddle sweepstakes.


    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



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