Rostropovich, Mstislav Leopoldovich

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Name
Rostropovich, Mstislav Leopoldovich Gender: M
born on 27 March 1927 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Baku, Azerbaijan, 40n23, 49e51
Timezone MSK h3e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Astrobase
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 05°49' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°16 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 01°17'



Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich
photo: Vladimir Vyatkin / Владимир Вяткин, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

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Source Notes

Astrobase quotes the Horoscope Fund of P.P. Globa. The time from the words of the native is “about 15 hours”.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession