Ivry Gitlis

February 17, 2004 at 06:05 AM · Hey all. Ivry Gitlis is a great violinist (obviously). He had many words of wisdom in the documentary "The Art of the Violin"; and overall seemed a happy, articulate, and expressive charecter. But I went to a website that had his bio and a picture of him. And I just think the picture is ridiculous. I mean it looks like his driver's license photo or somthin. "http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php@URL_ID=8301&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html"

Basically, there is no big point to this post. Just thought you'd all get a bit of a laugh out of seeing Ivry (who to me seems typically very jovial) looking so solemn n glum.


Replies (6)

February 17, 2004 at 08:20 AM · Looks like he should be holding up his prisoner number! Maybe the website should include the profile shot as well, with the subtitle "WANTED."


February 17, 2004 at 08:55 AM · Looks like he had the worst hangover.......

February 17, 2004 at 09:49 AM · Carl you right. I saw this photo last year and had the same meaning like you -- he looks like a prisoner. But did you saw Gitlis in his very young age? He looks like a girl.


February 18, 2004 at 04:57 AM · Oh dear. It even looks like he wearing a prison uniform.

February 18, 2004 at 06:09 AM · Greetings,

I am sorry to report that the remainder of this picture was omitted. the great man was in the throes of his daily ablutions and further there should have been a think balloon reading `Why, oh why, did I forsake my prunes?`



February 18, 2004 at 08:12 PM · Actually if The Art of the Violin is anything to go by, Mr. Gitlis is a very heathly eater. There was enough fruit on his table to start a fruit shop. No prunes that I could see though...

If I could look that good and be as mentally sharp and animated at his age, I reckon I'd be doing extremely well for myself.

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