Wolf Prize Laureate in Music 1987
The Prize Committee for Arts (Music) has unanimously decided that the Wolf Foundation Prize for 1987 be equally divided among Krzysztof Penderecki and Isaac Stern.
New York, N.Y., USA
“for his everlasting humanistic contribution to society as an artist and educator, which transcends the boundaries of musical performance.”
Isaac Stern has given the art of performance an ever- lasting contribution. His art transcends the boundaries of music and is universally recognized as a great humanistic contribution to society. He is not only an outstanding artist but an educator who has always given unselfishly help, encouragement and inspiration to new talent everywhere in the world.