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Russian Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich Was Born On This Day in 1927 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was born on this day in 1927. Passing away in 2007, heis widely regarded as one of the...

Today is American Cellist Ralph Kirshbaum’s 74th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American cellist Ralph Kirshbaum's 74th birthday. A former prize winner at the Cassado and Tchaikovsky International Cello Competitions, he  currently holds a Professorship...

American Cellist David Soyer Died On This Day in 2010 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American cellist David Soyer died on this day in 2010 - aged 87. A student of Emanuel Feuermann and Pablo Casals, Mr Soyer was a...

VC ARTIST | Zlatomir Fung, 20 – Tchaikovsky Cello Competition 1st Prize Winner

20-year-old American cellist Zlatomir Fung is quickly building an international reputation as one of the outstanding young string soloists of his generation – praised...

American Cellist David Soyer Was Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American cellist David Soyer was born on this day in 1923. A student of Emanuel Feuermann and Pablo Casals, Mr Soyer was a founding member...

VC ARTIST | Kian Soltani – Janigro, Davidof & Paulo International Cello Comp 1st Prizes

27-year-old Persian-Austrian cello virtuoso Kian Soltani has in recent years firmly established an international reputation as one of the new generation's most prodigious young concert artists...

Today Is American Cellist Lynn Harrell’s 76th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American cellist Lynn Harrell's 76th birthday! A protege of Leonard Rose and Orlando Cole, Mr Harrell is widely respected as one of the...

Today is Soviet-Born Israeli Cellist Mischa Maisky’s 72nd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Soviet-born Israeli cellist Mischa Maisky’s 72nd birthday. A student of Mstislav Rostropovich and Gregor Piatigorsky, he is widely regarded as one of the...

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. A student of Paul Bazelaire and Anton Hekking, he is remembered...

Today is Cellist, VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner’s 31st Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German cellist, VC Artist Benedict Kloeckner's 31st birthday. A graduate of the Kronberg Academy, where he studied with Frans Helmerson and Gary Hoffman, Benedict is a former prize...

Today is British Cellist Steven Isserlis’ 61st Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is British cellist Steven Isserlis' 61st birthday. A protege of Daniil Shafran, Steven is widely respected as one of today’s eminent cello virtuosi. An...

Today is Cellist VC Young Artist Brannon Cho’s 25th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is cellist, VC Young Artist Brannon Cho’s 25th birthday! A graduate of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and the New England Conservatory, where he...

Today is American Cellist David Finckel’s 68th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American cellist David Finckel’s 68th birthday. He served as a long-time member of the famed Emerson String Quartet from 1979 to 2013 - and currently...

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

American cellist Michael Flaksman has passed away - aged 73. A student of Paul Tortelier, Leonard Rose, Antonio Janigro and Nadia Boulanger, Mr Flaksman was...

Spanish Cellist Pablo Casals Died On This Day in 1973 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Spanish cellist Pablo Casals died on this day in 1973 – aged 96. He is remembered as one of the distinguished cello virtuosi of...