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Gregor Piatigorsky

Born: 17-Apr-1903
Birthplace: Ekaterinslav, Ukraine
Died: 6-Aug-1976
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cellist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Russian-American cello virtuoso

Father: Paul I. Piatigorsky
Mother: Maria Amchislawsky
Wife: Lydia Antik (div.)
Wife: Jacqueline de Rothschild (m. 26-Jan-1937, one son, one daughter)
Son: Joram
Daughter: Jephta

    University: Moscow Conservatory
    Professor: Head of Cello Dept., Curtis School of Music (1942-44)

    Berlin Philharmonic First Cellist (1924-28)
    Warsaw Opera Cellist
    Imperial Opera, Moscow First Cellist
    Naturalized US Citizen 1942

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Carnegie Hall (28-Feb-1947) · Himself

Author of books:
Cellist (1965)


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