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Gregor Piatigorsky
Terry King

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Gregor Piatigorsky
the life and career of the virtuoso cellist
Terry King

Published 2010 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Cellist Gregor Piatigorsky's humble beginning in Russia establishes him as the archetype of the struggling artist. The October Revolution forced his escape to Warsaw, where he enjoyed success with the Warsaw Philharmonic. Relocating to Berlin he emerged as solo cellist with the Berlin Philharmonic. This book provides a chronicle of Piatigorsky's life and career"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Early years, 1903-1920
New frontiers, 1921
Nomad to success
America, Rachmaninoff, Strauss, and Stravinsky
Paris, 1932-1933
World's busiest cellist
Jacqueline
Prokofiev, Hindemith, and teaching
The war years
The 1950s : Los Angeles
The 1960s and the Heifetz-Piatigorsky partnership
Academe's bizarre world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
787.4092, B
Library of Congress
ML418.P63 K56 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 358 p. :
Number of pages
358

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564522M
Internet Archive
gregorpiatigorsk00king
ISBN 10
0786446358
ISBN 13
9780786446353
LC Control Number
2010020505
OCLC/WorldCat
496518459

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