Personalities | Yo-Yo Ma | Contemporary | Classical
Born to Chinese parents in Paris, Ma gave his first public performance at the age of five. His family then moved to New York, where, aged seven, he played for President Kennedy at a fundraising event. After studies at Harvard, he began an international career in concerto, chamber and solo repertoire (notably the Bach Cello Suites). His recordings have won 16 Grammy awards, and he has performed on soundtracks such as Tan Dun’s Oscar-winning score for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).
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