Cellist Yo-Yo Ma wins Polar Music Prize

Yo-Yo Ma has been awarded this year's Polar Music Prize, Sweden's most prestigious music award. The cellist shared the prize with singer-songwriter Paul Simon. The two musicians each receive SEK1m (£90,000).

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