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Jacqueline du Pré on learning to live without the cello

August 23, 2016

‘It’s hard to try and rebuild something that feels worthwhile. Since the only thing I have ever known anything about is playing the cello, now I try to help others.’

Around 10 or 11 years after she was forced to give up performing due to multiple sclerosis, Jacqueline du Pré took part in an interview in which she spoke of her life without performing, about her teaching and about the Elgar Cello Concerto.

Read: Remembering cellist Jacqueline du Pré

Watch: Jacqueline du Pré and Daniel Barenboim prepare for a recording

 

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