Famed French Cellist Pierre Fournier Died On This Day in 1986 – Aged 79 [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 pre-eminent cello virtuosi of all time – renowned for his elegant musicianship and majestic sound.

PIERRE FOURNIER | DVORAK | CELLO CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | SERGIU CELIBACH & L’ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE L’ORTF

 

PIERRE FOURNIER | SAINT-SAENS | CELLO CONCERTO | ANDRE GIRARD & ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE DE L’ORTF

 

PIERRE FOURNIER | HAYDN | CELLO CONCERTO NO.1 | 1ST MVT | RUDEOLF BAUMGARTNER & FESTIVAL STRINGS LUCERNE

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