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Leonard Rose, American cellist. Member faculty Juilliard School Music, New York City, since 1947, Curtis Institute Music, 1951-1962.

Background

Rose, Leonard was born on July 27, 1918 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Harry and Jennie (Frenkel) Rose.

Education

Graduate, Curtis Institute Music, Philadelphia, 1938.

Career

Assistant 1st cellist, NBC Symphony, 1st cellist, Cleveland Orchestra, 1939-1943, debut, New York Philharmonic, 1943. First cellist, 1944-1951. Soloist recitals, Town Hall, New York City, also orchs. including, Boston Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, San Francisco Orchestra, London Symphony.

Also orchs., Paris, soloist, The Hague, annual tours, United States, Canada, Europe, recording for, Columbia Masterworks. Member Istomin, Stern, Rose trio. Editor numerous compositions, International Music, New York City.

Membership

Member faculty Juilliard School Music, New York City, since 1947, Curtis Institute Music, 1951-1962.

Connections

Married Minnie Knopow, December, 1938 (deceased.; married Xenia Petschek, January 29, 1965. Children: Barbara Jean, Arthur Ira.

father:
Harry Rose

mother:
Jennie (Frenkel) Rose

spouses:
Minnie Knopow

Xenia Petschek

children:
Barbara Jean Rose

Arthur Ira Rose