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Jascha Heifetz - Jascha Heifetz Tests Itzhak Perlman's Skills

Itzhak Perlman describes meeting Heifetz for the first time when he was a teenage student at Juilliard, studying violin.

Mar 30th, 2015 | 0 comments

Jascha Heifetz - Biography and Timeline

The name Jascha Heifetz continues to evoke awe and excitement among fellow musicians more than century after his public debut. In a performing career that spanned 65 years, he established an unparalleled standard of violin playing to which violinists around the world still aspire.

Mar 25th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Jascha Heifetz - Passion in Heifetz' Playing

One can hear the passion in Heifetz' violin playing, even if his stance was impassive.

Mar 23rd, 2015 | 0 comments

Judy Garland - Top Performers Pay Tribute to Judy Garland

Top performers who also sing Judy Garland tribute concerts share what inspires them most about the legendary entertainer.

Mar 16th, 2015 | 0 comments

Jascha Heifetz - About the Film - Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler

Emmy- and Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Rosen uncovers the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso.

Mar 5th, 2015 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - Watch Full Film: Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

The participatory journalist and co-founder of The Paris Review was a fascinated and fascinating man who lived fully, strangely and incredibly. With George Plimpton’s own narration, the film includes extensive archival footage of his sport stunts and interviews with friends, family and contemporaries.

May 16th, 2014 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - Watch Outtake: Plimpton Gives Writer Jay McInerney His Debut

Author Jay McInerney says that George Plimpton "liked to tell people that he had saved me from becoming a pharmacist." It was Plimpton who published McInerney's first story ever in The Paris Review, which formed the basis for the iconic novel, Bright Lights, Big City.

May 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - Watch Excerpt: Robert F. Kennedy - Friend and Admirer of George Plimpton

In this film excerpt, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recalls his father's admiration for George Plimpton. A close friend of Kennedy, Plimpton would make appearances for him during his presidential campaign in 1968.

May 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

George Plimpton - The Life Adventures of George Plimpton in Trading Cards

American Masters is proud to feature George Plimpton in its second series of vintage trading cards. See George box, pitch, tend goal, fly through the air, write and more.

May 14th, 2014 | 0 comments
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