Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré

British cellist
Du Pré (1945-1987) was a leading performer of the mid-20th century, and the first woman cellist to establish an international career.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 26, 1945
HometownOxford, England
SpouseDaniel Barenboim (m 1967 - 1987)
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Miriam Margolyes: It was my duty to tell truth about Du Pré’s death

  • Miriam Margolyes: It was my duty to tell truth about Du Pré’s deathVeteran actor has no regrets about controversial claims that tragic cellist died from lethal injection in assisted suicide Jacqueline du Pré in 1967. One of the finest classical musicians of modern times, her glittering career was cut short by multiple sclerosis. Photograph: Erich Auerbach/Getty Images

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The Cellist / Dances At A Gathering - ROH, London 2019/20 - Trailer

Inspired by the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pre, this exercise in pure dance for five couples, set to music by Chopin, is a masterpiece of subtlety and invention.MyMovies, trailer, 2020, Dance, Event Cinema, Event Director
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