Gregor Piatigorsky in New York - the 1900's

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 256:

About two years later my friend Rembert Wurlitzer, the renowned violin dealer of New York, called me in Philadelphia. He was brief. “It is here. Just arrived from London. Hurry.” Sensing what to expect, I dashed to New York. There, facing the “Baudiot” Stradivari, and after striking only a few notes on it, once more I gave free reign to my enthusiastic impulses and bought the cello on the spot. At as first encounter one feels an immediate rapport with some people, so it was with the “Baudiot.” There was no need to get better acquainted – no work, no study required – and I …   more >>
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Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 256. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1426808040070 accessed: 17 June, 2021

location of experience: New York

Listeners

Gregor Piatigorsky
Cellist
1903-1976

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 23:34:00 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:46:41 +0000