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Mstislav Rostropovich

Cellist, Conductor, Activist (27-Mar-1927 — 27-Apr-2007)


Claude Samuel (editor). Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya: Russia, Music, and Liberty. Amadeus Press. 1995. 223pp.

Elizabeth Wilson. Rostropovich: The Musical Life of the Great Cellist, Teacher, and Legend. Ivan R. Dee. 2008. 387pp.


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  5. New York Times Obituary [link]

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.431)

  7. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.82)

  8. Musicians Since 1900 (pp.694-99)

  9. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.381)

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