Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose was born on this day in 1918.
He served as Principal Cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic – and held a distinguished teaching position on faculty at The Juilliard School.
His famed students included Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, John Sant’Ambrogio, Desmond Hoebig, Matt Haimovitz, Fred Sherry, Donald Whitton, Myung-wha Chung and Sara Sant’Ambrogio.
Mr Rose passed away in 1984 from leukemia – aged 66.
LEONARD ROSE | BLOCH | SCHELOMO | LORIN MAAZEL & CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA