Famed French Cellist Pierre Fournier Died On This Day in 1986 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Famed French cellist Pierre Fournier died on this day in 1986 – aged 79

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Famed French cellist Pierre Fournier died on this day in 1986 – aged 79.

A student of Paul Bazelaire and Anton Hekking, he is remembered as one of the eminent cello virtuosi of all time – renowned for his elegant musicianship and majestic sound. 

 

PIERRE FOURNIER | SAINT-SAENS CELLO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN A MINOR | ANDRE GIRARD & ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE DE L’ORTF | 1969 

 

The Pierre Fournier Edition |25 CDs|

Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon

Decca & Philips

Release Date: February 10, 2017

Deutsche Grammophon

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