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Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals About Considered one of the premiere cellists of the 20th century, he is remembered for his recordings of the Bach Cello Suites. Other Informations He practiced Bach’s six cello suites for 13 years before performing them live. He was awarded the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. …

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Stjepan Hauser

Stjepan Hauser About Known best for his membership in the Croatian classical music duo 2Cellos, this acclaimed cellist also belonged to a cello, piano, and violin group known as the Greenwich Trio. His numerous honors include the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Award, the New Zealand Adam Cello Competition Prize, and several Porin Awards. …

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Marza Merophi

Marza Merophi About Peruvian-born cellist who is famous for her work as both a soloist and contributor to high-profile acts and orchestras. She has played for Gary Hoffman and Robert DeMaine, and finished as a finalist for the prestigious 2016 Sphinx Award.  Other Informations She began playing the cello at age 5. She earned her …

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Zack Clark

Zack Clark About Cellist who is widely known for comprising one-third of the musical trio Simply Three. He has earned popularity on their YouTube channel alongside his band mates for their original instrumental covers of popular songs coupled with ambitious music videos.  Other Informations He began playing the cello in the 4th grade. He later …

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Thomas Batuello

Thomas Batuello About American cellist and actor who appeared on the Nickelodeon series The Naked Brothers Band from 2007 to 2009. Other Informations In 2005, he debuted in The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie. He appeared in the 2008 film Polar Bears. He grew up with family in Cutchogue, New York. He became close friends …

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Neyla Pekarek

Neyla Pekarek About Classically trained cellist and vocalist for the folk rock band The Lumineers who became a member of the band in 2010. Other Informations She had just graduated college and was planning to become a teacher before responding to a Craiglist ad posted by Lumineers founders Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites in which …

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Jacqueline Du Pre

Jacqueline Du Pre About Acclaimed cellist who was most well known for her association with Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor and who has performed with numerous orchestras including the London Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Other Informations She started playing at a young age after she heard a cello on the radio and …

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Mischa Maisky

Mischa Maisky About Renowned cellist known for his recordings of works by composers like Beethoven and Bach. He has worked with some of the world’s most prominent orchestras, like the London Symphony Orchestra. Other Informations He studied at the prestigious Moscow Conservatory and moved to Israel in the early 70’s. He came in sixth place …

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Vedran Smailovic

Vedran Smailovic About A cellist in the Sarajevo String Quartet as well as an array of other orchestras and musical outfits. Other Informations He performed cello in abandoned and destroyed buildings during the siege of Sarajevo. He collaborated with Elizabeth Wellburn on a children’s book called Echoes from the Square. He grew up Sarajevo. He …

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Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma About Classical cellist who made his career by following his fascination with the music of various cultures and the ways that music can be blended together. Other Informations He wanted to play the double bass because he liked the size of the instrument, but chose the cello as a compromise between the viola, …

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That Cello Guy

That Cello Guy About American musician who posts his music to his popular Instagram and YouTube pages. He plays the cello, the piano, and more. Other Informations He first joined YouTube in December 2006. He is an artist ambassador for NS Design, D’Addario, and CodaBow. He posted a picture with his mother on Mother’s Day …

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Patrick Laird

Patrick Laird About Founding member, cellist and principal songwriter for the cello-rock ensemble Break of Reality who also performs alongside his wife Marnie Laird as Brooklyn Duo. He is best recognized for his contributions with the latter group, performing covers of pop songs by artists such as John Legend, Sia, Ellie Goulding and more. Other …