SAD NEWS | American Cellist Michael Flaksman Has Died - Age 73 [RIP]

American cellist Michael Flaksman has passed away - aged 73

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American cellist Michael Flaksman has passed away - aged 73.

A student of Paul Tortelier, Leonard Rose, Antonio Janigro and Nadia Boulanger, Mr Flaksman was a former prize winner at the Bologna International Cello Competition - and former recipient of a Casals Centenary Award.

He served a long term Professorship on faculty at the University of Mannheim - and was the founder of the Ascoli Piceno Festival, in Italy.

Our condolences are with Mr Flaksman's family, friends, colleagues and students.

 

MICHAEL FLAKSMAN & KONSTANTIN | BRAHMS CELLO SONATA NO. 1 IN E MINOR | 2011