ON THIS DAY | American Cellist Leonard Rose Was Born 103 Years Ago

His famous students included Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, John Sant’Ambrogio, Matt Haimovitz, Fred Sherry, and Myung-Wha Chung

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Leonard Rose Birthday

Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose was born on this day in 1918.

Rose served as principal cellist of the NBC Symphony OrchestraThe Cleveland Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic — positions he began at ages 20, 21, and 26, respectively.

He also held a distinguished teaching position on faculty at The Juilliard School.

Rose passed away in 1984 from leukemia, aged 66.

 

LEONARD ROSE | BLOCH | SCHELOMO | LORIN MAAZEL & THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA