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Pablo Casals Studied in Barcelona

Pablo Casals was one of the most famous and well respected cellists in the instrument’s history. He was born in December of 1876 in El Vendrell, Spain, which is located in the Catalonia region. He recorded many works for the cello and also acted as conductor on many occasions, though it is probably his interpretation and recording of the Bach Cello Suites that remains the most popular and beloved of his works by fans and other professionals.

Casals had an early introduction to music as his father was a choir master and organist for his church parish and he instructed the young Pablo in piano and organ, as well as violin.… Read the rest

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