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Pablo Casals

AKA Pau Carlos Salvador Defillo de Casals

Born: 29-Dec-1876
Birthplace: Vendrell, Spain
Died: 22-Oct-1973
Location of death: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cementiri del Vendrell, Tarragona, Spain

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cellist, Conductor

Nationality: Spain
Executive summary: Spanish cellist and conductor

Discovered by Isaac Albéniz playing in a cafe.

Father: Carlos de Casals (church organist)
Mother: Pilar Defillo
Girlfriend: Guilhermina Suggia (cellist, cohabited 1907-13)
Wife: Susan Metcalfe (socialite, m. 1914, sep. 1920, div.)
Wife: Francesca Vidal de Capdevila (m. 1955, d. 1955)
Wife: Marta Angélica Montañez y Martinez (his pupil, m. 3-Apr-1957, until his death)

    Teacher: Paris Conservatory (1897)

    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963
    Puerto Rican Ancestry Maternal

Author of books:
Joys and Sorrows; Reflections (1973, memoir)


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