ON THIS DAY | Hungarian Cello Virtuoso Janos Starker Was Born in 1924
He served as a former principal cellist of the Budapest Opera, Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Chicago Symphony, and New York's Metropolitan Opera
Starker also held a distinguished long-term teaching position on faculty at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music.
A child prodigy who survived internment by the Nazis during World War II, Starker was known for his faultless technique and pure tone, especially when playing Bach's solo cello suites. He won a Grammy Award in 1998 for his recordings of the suites.
Starker passed away in April 2013, aged 88.
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