Personalities | Christophe Coin | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1958
French cellist

Coin studied the cello in Caen, at the Paris Conservatoire, and in Vienna with Harnoncourt. He studied the viola da gamba at the Basle Schola Cantorum, 1977–79. He played with the Vienna Concentus Musicus, Hesperion XX and the Academy of Ancient Music, 1977–83. Since 1984 he has followed a career as a soloist on the Baroque cello. He is also a member of the Mosaïques string quartet.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
Personalities | (Sir) Clifford Curzon | Contemporary | Classical


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