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The musician with a great heart

Olga Rostropovich, Daughter of Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya, President, "Fund To Support Young Talented Musicians", Rostropovich Foundation

1956 - Born in Moscow
1974 - Leaves Russia
1981 - Graduates, Juilliard School of Music
1988 - Teaches, cello department, Manhattan school of music
1993 - Retires from performing to dedicate herself to her family
2008 - President, "Fund to support young talented musicians", Rostropovich Foundation, Moscow

Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich was one of the foremost musicians of the 20th century, and a brave defender of human rights. On April 27, 2007, the world mourned the passing of this great person. Since Rostopovich’s death, there have been many events throughout the world honoring his life’s work, organized by the Rostropovich Foundation. Olga Rostropovich, a daughter of the Maestro, and the head of the Foundation of his name is our guest today.

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