(b Washington DC, 1918; d White Plains, NY, 1984). Amer. cellist. Member of NBC Orch., under Toscanini. Prin. cellist Cleveland Orch. 1939–43, NYPO 1943–51, then successful solo career. Salzburg Fest. 1977. Member of Istomin-Stern-Rose Trio from 1961. Teacher at Curtis Inst. 1951–62 and at Juilliard Sch. 1947–51 and 1962–84. Pupils incl. Lynn Harrell and Yo-Yo Ma.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.