Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose died on this day in 1984 from leukemia – aged 66.
He served as Principal Cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic – and held a distinguished teaching position 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.
LEONARD ROSE & GLENN GOULD | BEETHOVEN | CELLO SONATA | 3RD MVT
LEONARD ROSE | BLOCH | SCHELOMO | LORIN MAAZEL & THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA