David Oistrakh (1908–1974) was a prominent classical violinist, violist, and conductor. His virtuosity and musicality earned international acclaim, collaborating with major orchestras worldwide. Oistrakh was a dedicated interpreter of Bach's works, infusing them with his unique style. Notably, he performed on a Stradivarius violin, leaving a mark on the world with his exceptional sound. Oistrakh's honors range from the Queen Elisabeth Competition to having an asteroid named after him.