The Beatles' Cellist Alexander Kok has Died – Aged 89

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South-African-born British cellist Alexander Kok has passed away – aged 89.

A student of Pierre Fournier and Pablo Casals, he was a founding member of the Philharmonia Orchestra - and served for 5 seasons as principal cellist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Throughout his career, he performed extensively as a pop and television session player – performing regularly with such groups as The Beatles.

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.