So many yesses! 

These photos are of violinist Jascha Heifetz as photographed by Gjon Mili in 1952 for LIFE Magazine.

Those squiggles are exactly what you suspect they are — a light attached to Jascha’s bow.

Violin Lightpaintings

Thanks, Darrell!

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