János Starker

(b. 1924)

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(b Budapest, 1924).

Hung.‐born cellist (Amer. cit. 1954). Début age of 11. Prin. cellist Budapest Opera and PO, 1945–6. Settled in USA 1948. Prin. cellist Dallas SO 1948–9, NY Met opera orch. 1949–53, Chicago SO 1953–8. Prof. of vc., Indiana Univ. Sch. of Mus., Bloomington, from 1958. Invented a vc. bridge.

Subjects: Music.

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