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Jacqueline du Pré

Carol Easton

Jacqueline du Pré

a biography

by Carol Easton

  • 349 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Du Pré, Jacqueline, -- 1945-,
  • Violoncellists -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCarol Easton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17987641M
    ISBN 100340425342
    LC Control Number89021776

    Jacqueline du Pré Elizabeth Wilson. Book Description (from British Books) British edition Since her early death in Jacqueline du Pré's story has lost none of its appeal. The tragedy of the brilliant cellist struck down in her prime by multiple sclerosis continues to exert an almost mythical fascination. Jacqueline du Pré a biography by Carol Easton Hodder and Stoughton ISBN The recent interest in Jacqueline du Pré and her sister Hilary's book and the subsequent film which both include details of Jacqueline's affair with Hilary's husband, Christopher 'Kiffer' Finzi, son of the composer Gerald Finzi, lead me to re-read this.

    JACQUELINE DU PRE: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend By Elizabeth Wilson Arcade. pp. $ The English cellist Jacqueline du Pre was one of the most stunningly gifted musicians of our time. Tall, blonde and ebullient, du Pre would wrap herself around her cello and play with an intimacy and intensity that transported her audiences. Jacqueline du Pré caught the public imagination when she was still in her teens, partly because she had a very unusual and elevated relationship with the Elgar Cello elizrosshubbell.com critics and public alike, her performances focused new attention on the inherent pathos in Elgar's melancholy masterpiece and had an emotional quality that has never been matched by anyone else.

    Jacqueline Du Pre - The Great Recordings by Elgar, Sir Edward, Delius, Frederick on CD. Order from your preferred classical music CD store - ArkivMusic. Great prices. Best service. Fast delivery. Jacqueline Du Pre. 22K likes. Jacqueline Mary du Pré, OBE (26 January – 19 October ) was an English cellist. At a young age, she achieved.


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Jacqueline Mary du Pré, OBE (26 January – 19 October ) was a British elizrosshubbell.com a young age, she achieved enduring mainstream popularity. Despite her short career, she is regarded as one of the greatest cellists of all elizrosshubbell.com: 26 JanuaryOxford, England, UK.

Jacqueline du Pre [Elizabeth Wilson] on elizrosshubbell.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This biography of the cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, struck down in her prime by multple sclerosis, is fully authorized by her widower Daniel Barenboim.

The author's exclusive access to family papers and unheard recordings allows her to assess Du Pre's lasting contribution to elizrosshubbell.com by: 4. Jul 10,  · Jacqueline du Pre is, in my opinion, the finest cellist I have ever heard in my 81 years. There have been several great ones, and I have in my music collection the work of most of them - Pablo Casals, Piere Fournier, Julian Lloyd Weber, Yo-Yo Ma, Mstislav Rostropovich, Paul Tortelier, etc., etc.5/5(7).

Jan 30,  · This biography of Jacqueline du Pre is an insight into the private and public worlds of one of the most intuitive and natural cellist players of all time. Du Jacqueline du Pré book talents defy easy description as they encompass many different levels of talent which appear to be inherent in /5(6).

Jacqueline Mary du Pré was born in Oxford on January 26, Her parents were Iris and Derek du Pré, and she had one older sister, Hilary. She began to show incredible musical promise at a very young age, and began to play the cello at the age of four, after hearing it on a BBC radio program.

Jacqueline Du Pre book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Jacqueline Du Pre: A Life” as Want to Read: It was a well-written biography, but some parts were sort of confusing because there were many different people in Jacqueline's life, and sometimes I forgot who was who.

The end was abrupt.4/5. Jan 01,  · Jacqueline du Pre was a once in a lifetime musical genius - a cellist who during her lifetime performed the entire cello literature and was know as one of the best-loved musicians of this century. Her lifetime was a short one and she died at age 27 from muliple sclerosis/5.

Hilary du Pré is a British flautist and memoirist best known for her co-authorship of the book A Genius in the Family and contributions to the film Hilary and Jackie, both of which relate the story of her sister, cellist Jacqueline du Pré.

Du Pré was married to conductor Christopher "Kiffer" Finzi until the death of Finzi in They had four children elizrosshubbell.com: Hilary A Du Pré, AprilHertfordshire, England. Considering her recording career barely lasted a dozen years, seeing that Jacqueline du Pré's complete EMI recordings fill 17 full CDs is another testament to her impressive and formidable career.

Anyone enamored with du Pré's unmistakable sound would do well to have this set/5(3). Oct 20,  · Jacqueline du Pre was born in Oxford, England, on Jan. 26, Her talent was obvious from an early age, and she began cello lessons when she was 5.

Feb 18,  · On 21st March Southbank Centre hosts 'Honouring Jacqueline du Pré'. Find out more and book tickets at: elizrosshubbell.com Renowned filmmaker and broadca.

Oct 27,  · Remembering Jacqueline du Pré, an Icon of the Cello. Jacqueline du Pré and Daniel Barenboim in the s.

They married in Ms. du Pré was forced to. Jul 15,  · He talks to Michael Shelden about his enemies in the Middle East and the final years of his first wife, the cellist Jacqueline du Pré Style Book.

Weather Forecast. John Williams had known Jacqueline du Pré from when they did their homework together over tea as teenagers. When multiple sclerosis established its grip on her, the guitarist and the cellist Author: Guardian Staff. Jacqueline du Pré, Soundtrack: L'amico di famiglia.

Jacqueline Mary du Pré was born in Oxford on January 26, Her parents were Iris and Derek du Pré, and she had one older sister, Hilary. She began to show incredible musical promise at a very young age, and began to play the cello at the age of four, after hearing it on a BBC radio elizrosshubbell.comtion: Soundtrack, Music Department.

Jacqueline du Pre was such a talented musician. Multiple sclerosis took her from us at what could have been the height of her musical career.

MS is the number one condition that disables young adults. Jan 29,  · Andrew Stephendefends Jacqueline du Pre's siblings against charges of sullying her memory She was dreadful, but only MS was to blame. Having read the book and seen the movie, I find it sad to see self-publicists like Julian Lloyd Webber - not, it has to be said, the world's most gifted cellist - leap on to that denunciatory bandwagon.

Jan 22,  · Jacqueline du Pré, British cellist whose romantic, emotive style propelled her to international stardom by age Although du Pré’s playing career was cut short by illness, she is regarded as one of the 20th century’s greatest cellists.

Du. Jacqueline Mary du Pré (“Jackie” to her family and friends) became known as an eminent cellist in Augustwhen she made her famous recording of Elgar’s Cello Concerto in e minor with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli.

Later described as one of “the greatest recordings of the century,” this was a breakthrough in her career. Jacqueline du Pré was a prodigious, renowned British cellist of the 20th century. Many of you will already know who she was, but may be interested in Carol Easton’s book to learn more about du Pré’s life/5(25).

The story of Jacqueline du Pre is one of music's most beautiful and most tragic. She was a shining star, loved by all before being struck down in her prime by a terrible illness that cruelly took away her musical ability before it slowly took her life.Dec 20,  · Synopsis First time in paperback: A "strong, compelling, and compassionate book" (Boston Globe) about the acclaimed and ill-fated cellist who died at the age of forty-two.

Carol Easton, who knew Jacqueline du Pr well, draws on this friendship to create a moving and insightful portrait of a /5(8).DU PRÉ, JACQUELINE. DU PRÉ, JACQUELINE (–), British cellist. Du Pre was born in Oxford and began studying the cello at the age of six.

Inshe graduated from the Guildhall School of Music, London, with a gold medal, then studied with Tortelier (in Paris), with Casals, and with Rostropovich (in .