Rostropovich, Mstislav Leopoldovich
|born on||27 March 1927 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )|
|Place||Baku, Azerbaijan, 40n23, 49e51|
|Timezone||MSK h3e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||05°49' 18°16 Asc. 01°17'|
Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor. He is considered to be one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century. In addition to his interpretations and technique, he was well known for both inspiring and commissioning new works, which enlarged the cello repertoire more than any cellist before or since. He inspired and premiered over 100 pieces,
forming long-standing friendships and artistic partnerships with composers including Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Prokofiev, Henri Dutilleux, Witold Lutosławski, Olivier Messiaen, Luciano Berio, Krzysztof Penderecki, Alfred Schnittke, Norbert Moret, Andreas Makris, Leonard Bernstein and Benjamin Britten.
Rostropovich was internationally recognized as a staunch advocate of human rights, and was awarded the 1974 Award of the International League of Human Rights. He was married to the soprano Galina Vishnevskaya and had two daughters, Olga and Elena Rostropovich.
Rostropovich received about 50 awards during his life.
He died on 27 April 2007 in Moscow from intestinal cancer.
- friend relationship with Berio, Luciano (born 24 October 1925)
- friend relationship with Bernstein, Leonard (born 25 August 1918)
- friend relationship with Britten, Benjamin (born 22 November 1913)
- friend relationship with Dutilleux, Henri (born 22 January 1916)
- friend relationship with Lutoslaski, Witold (born 25 January 1913)
- friend relationship with Messiaen, Olivier (born 10 December 1908)
- friend relationship with Prokofiev, Sergei (born 23 April 1891)
- friend relationship with Shostakovich, Dmitri (born 25 September 1906)
Astrobase quotes the Horoscope Fund of P.P. Globa. The time from the words of the native is “about 15 hours”.
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession