ON THIS DAY | Cellist Leonard Rose Died On This Day in 1984

He served as Principal Cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic and held a teaching position at The Juilliard School

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Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose died on this day in 1984 from leukemia – aged 66.

His famed students included: Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, Matt Haimovitz, Fred Sherry and Myung-wha Chung.

 

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