Legendary British cellist Jacqueline du Pre was born on this day in 1945 – 74 years ago.
Passing away in 1987, aged just 42, she is remembered as one of the finest musicians in history.
Mstislav Rostropovich once declared Ms du Pre as “the only cellist of the younger generation that could equal and overtake my own achievements.”
JACQUELINE DU PRE | ELGAR CELLO CONCERTO | DANIEL BARENBOIM & LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1967
Elgar: Cello Concerto / Sea Pictures |CD|
Jacqueline Du Pre, Cello
Dame Janet Baker, Soprano
John Barbirolli & London Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: October 25, 1990