Mstislav Rostropovich
Favorite

Mstislav Rostropovich

Latest Release

100 Best Rostropovich album art

Top Songs

1
Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude
2
Clair de lune
3
Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008: I. Prélude
4
Suite for solo Cello in D Minor: I. Prelude (Moderato)
5
Bach, JS: Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011: II. Allemande

Albums

About

Mstislav Rostropovich

Biography

Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich was born in Baku, USSR on March 27, 1927. His first name means "avenged glory"; he is familiarly known by the root of the name, "Slava," which means "glory." His father, Leopold, was an excellent cellist, and after 1931, a teacher at the Gnesin Institute, Moscow after attending the Moscow Conservatory. Slava's mother was an accomplished pianist. The family moved to Moscow in 1931; Slava had already begun cello studies with his father and contin... Read more

Chat About Mstislav Rostropovich