Jacqueline Du Pré

(1945—1987) cellist

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(b Oxford, 1945; d London, 1987).

Eng. cellist. Suggia award, Queen's Prize. Public début at age 7. Début recital Wigmore Hall 1961. RFH début 1962 in Elgar's conc., with which she became closely identified, playing it also on first NY appearance, 1965 (cond. Dorati), and recording it with Barbirolli and with her husband, Daniel Barenboim, whom she married 1967. Salzburg Fest. 1968. Perf. in chamber mus. trio with Barenboim and P. Zukerman. Career halted 1973 by illness. OBE 1976.

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