Second Fiddle

When he played in trios with pianist Artur Rubinstein and cellist Gregor Piatigorsky, Jascha Heifetz complained that Rubinstein always got first billing. “If the Almighty himself played the violin,” he once said, “the credits would still read ‘Rubinstein, God, and Piatigorsky,’ in that order.”

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