Can you guess all these icons have in common?
In celebration of the Summer 2015 releases of two forthcoming box sets of Itzhak Perlman’s entire discographies on Deutsche Grammophon/Decca and EMI/Warner/Angel Classics, we are looking back on highlights from Itzhak Perlman’s extraordinary career.
One special moment in Perlman’s career was his debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. “Performing on the Ed Sullivan Show was a watershed moment in my career,” says Itzhak Perlman.
The one things that all of these amazing entertainers have in common is that they made their debuts on the Ed Sullivan Show in this Perlman Pursuit puzzle.
Itzhak Perlman first appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1958, when he was just 13. He was discovered in a talent search to find an Israeli representative for Ed Sullivan’s “Caravan of the Stars” U.S. tour. His debut performance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” was a breakthrough not only for classical music, but also for Perlman, who rose to new heights of fame. He appeared again at the age of 19 in 1964, on the same show with the Rolling Stones.
There were countless acts and performers who made their debuts or their most famous television appearances on TV’s longest-running variety show including The Supremes, The Rolling Stones, Bob Hope, Lena Horne, Martin and Lewis, Dinah Shore, Albert Schweitzer, Irving Berlin, Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, Eddie Fisher, and The Beatles.