Comemorated Issac Stern
Isaac Stern (21 July 1920) was an American violinist of Jewish origin, born in Poland. During his artistic life he was honored with many prizes, including:
- Sonning Award (1982; Denmark)
- Wolf Prize
- Kennedy Center Honors (1984)
- Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) (1962, 1963, 1965, 1982)
- Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance (1971, 1992)
- National Medal of Arts (1991)
- Presidential Medal of Freedom (1992)
- Polar Music Prize (2000; Sweden)
- Commandeur de la Légion d’honneur (1990)
- Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society (1991)
- Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan, New York: main auditorium was named for Isaac Stern in 1997.
- In 2012, a street in Tel Aviv was named for Stern.