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