Zara Nelsova

(1917—2002) cellist

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(b Winnipeg, 1918; d NY, 2002). Canadian-born cellist (Amer. cit. 1953). Début London 1931 (Lalo conc. with LSO, cond. Sargent). Prin. cellist Toronto SO 1940–3. Amer. début, NY 1942. Worldwide tours. On staff Juilliard Sch. from 1962. Gave f.p. of Hugh Wood's vc. conc., London 1969.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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