Rostropovich is dead.
April 27, 2007 4:21 AM Subscribe
Mstislav Rostropovich (1927-2007).
Master cellist and renowned conductor, Rostropovich was one of the great artistic dissidents of the Soviet Union. He started his career as a star of the Moscow Conservatory and lived long enough to play his cello in the rubble of the Berlin Wall. More from the Associated Press
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