Saturday, February 9, 2013

Ma, Yo-yo

Yo-yo Ma(1955- ), Chinese/American cellist, virtuoso and winner of multiple Grammy Awards, born into a music family, mother(singer), father(violinist), learned to play violin, viola and cello at young age, chose cello for further study, attended Juilliard Music School and graduated from Harvard University, played in the Marlboro Music Festival under Pablo Casals. He is considered one of the revered cellists of the modern age. 馬友友(Yo-Yo Ma,1955年10月7日 -)是一位大提琴演奏家,為法國出生的華裔美國人,曾獲得多座葛萊美獎。包括2013年第55屆葛萊美獎。 馬友友的祖籍是浙江省寧波鄞縣(現鄞州)。他的祖父是一名地主;父親馬孝駿為音樂教育學博士,同時也是作曲家兼指揮家,曾任南京中央大學教授;母親盧雅文則是國立中央大學藝術系畢業的聲樂女歌手。

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