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Anne-Sophie Mutter

The violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, who is 23 years old today, has been in great demand around the world since she became Herbert von Karajan's protégé 10 years ago. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, she talks about her career and recalls how, although she won her first major competition in Germany at the age of six, she played in public very little until she came to Karajan's notice.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Romeo & Juliet Suite No. 2 by Sergei Prokofiev
Book: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Luxury: Stradivarius violin

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Fri 4 Jul 1986 09:05