Cellist Nelson Cooke receives Order of Australia in Queen's birthday honours list

Cellist Nelson Cooke has been named a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday 2011 Honours list. The 91-year-old received the award in recognition of his work as  a teacher and performer. Cooke was principal cellist in the London Symphony Orchestra in the ...

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