CULTURE ‣ Historical Recordings: Cellist Zara Nelsova
Updated: Feb 5
Strings Magazine and Sasha Margolis on History and Recordings of Zara Nelsova
The woman who, in the 1950s, would be dubbed “Queen of the Cello” and come to be celebrated for her voluminous, molten-gold tone, started life as the missing piece in a family piano trio. She studied with the three greatest cellists of the day: Gregor Piatigorsky, Emanuel Feuermann, and Pablo Casals.
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