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Jacqueline du Pré

1945-1987

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Jacqueline du Pré Marker
Inscription.
Cellist
Jacquelin du Pré
lived here
1967-1971

 
Location. 51° 31.192′ N, 0° 9.629′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Upper Montagu Street just south of York Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Upper Montagu Street, City of Westminster, England W1H 1SD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Alfred Ayer (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Gerald Kelly (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tony Ray-Jones (about 120 meters away); John Lennon (about 120 meters away); Anthony Trollope (about 180 meters away); William Wilkie Collins (about 210 meters away); Benedict Arnold (about 210 meters away); John Robert Godley (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jacquelin du Pré (Wikipedia). Jacqueline Mary du Pré, OBE (26 January 1945 – 19 October 1987) was an English cellist. At a young age, she achieved enduring mainstream popularity. Despite her short career, she is regarded as one of the most distinctive cellists of the second half of
Jacqueline du Pré Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Jacqueline du Pré Marker - Wide View
the twentieth century....Her career was cut short by multiple sclerosis, which forced her to stop performing at the age of 27. She battled the illness for many years. Posthumously, she was the subject of a film titled
Hilary and Jackie that was factually controversial and criticised for sensationalising her private life. (Submitted on October 25, 2017.) 

2. Jacqueline du Pre, Noted Cellist, Is Dead at 42 (New York Times, October 20, 1987). Jacqueline du Pre, a brilliant and charismatic English cellist whose career was cut short by multiple sclerosis, died last night in London, her concert managers said. She was 42 years old....Miss du Pre, who was stricken with the disease in 1971, had a career that lasted barely a decade. But during her prime she was recognized as one of the world's leading cellists, and served as a role model for many young musicians.... (Submitted on October 25, 2017.) 

3. Elgar Cello Concerto 1st mov - Jaqueline du Pré (YouTube, 9 min.). (Submitted on October 25, 2017.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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