Jascha Heifetz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 2, 1901

Death Date

Dec 10, 1987

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 10, 1987



The violinist Jascha Heifetz died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lithuanian violinist widely considered to be one of the greatest violinists of all time. He is remembered for his performances at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall.

His marriage to actress Florence Vidor lasted from 1928 to 1945.



“If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.” (Jascha Heifetz)


“I occasionally play works by contemporary composers and for two reasons. First to discourage the composer from writing any more and secondly to remind myself how much I appreciate Beethoven.” (Jascha Heifetz)


“No matter what side of an argument you’re on, you always find some people on your side that wish you were on the other side.” (Jascha Heifetz)