Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Midori Gotō

Country of origin: Japan

Midori Gotō (五嶋 みどり, Gotō Midori?) (born October 25, 1971) is a Japanese American violinist. She made her debut at the age of 11 in a last minute change of programming during a concert by the New York Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta highlighting young performers. When she was 21, she formed the philanthropic group Midori and Friends to help bring music to children in New York City. She is internationally renowned as a performer. In 2007, she was selected as a UN Messenger of Peace.

To find out more about Midori Gotō, visit her page on Wikipedia.

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