Yo-Yo Ma

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Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma 2013.jpg
Yo-Yo Ma in 2013
Background information
Born (1955-10-07) 7 October 1955 (age 64)
Paris, Fraunce
ThriftMuisicker, componer, eddicator, humanitarian[1]
Years active1961–present
LabelsCBS, RCA, Sony Classical
Associate actsSilk Road Ensemble, Emanuel Ax[1]
Notable instruments
Antonio Stradivari 1712 'Davydov'
Domenico Montagnana 1733 'Petunia'
Yo-Yo Ma
Traditional Chinese馬友友
Simplified Chinese马友友

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a Cheenese-American[2] cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schuilin years in New York Ceety an wis a bairn prodigy, performin frae the age o fower an a hauf. He graduated frae the Juilliard School an Harvard Varsity an haes enjoyed a proleefic career as baith a soloist performin wi orchestras aroond the warld an a recordin airtist. He haes recordit mair nor 90 albums an haes received 18 Grammy Awairds.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kosman, Joshua (November 2005). "35 Who Made a Difference: Yo-Yo Ma". Smithsonian Magazine. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  2. Hatch, Robert; Hatch, William (2005). The Hero Project. McGraw-Hill Professional. p. 82. ISBN 0-07-144904-3. Retrieved September 8, 2007.