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Jacqueline du Pré (1945-1987), Cellist

Jacqueline Mary du Pré

Sitter in 16 portraits
Cellist. Born in Oxford, studied from the mid 1950s with William Pleeth at the Guildhall School of Music winning the school's Gold Medal for her outstanding ability in 1960. Also studied with Tortelier, Casals and Rostropovich. She won the Queen's Prize that lead to her official debut, aged 16, at the Wigmore Hall. Made an acclaimed American debut in 1965 playing Elgar`s Cello Concerto. Married the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim in 1967. Her brilliant career was cut short by multiple sclerosis (MS) and she consequently gave up public appearances in 1972.

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P512(8)

Jacqueline du Pré

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG P512(8)

x125172

Jacqueline du Pré

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1960s
NPG x125172

x125173

Jacqueline du Pré

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1960s
NPG x125173

x125174

Jacqueline du Pré

by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1960s
NPG x125174

x125734

Jacqueline du Pré

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 27 May 1960
NPG x125734

x13364

Jacqueline du Pré

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, April 1961
NPG x13364

x76991

Jacqueline du Pré

by Godfrey MacDomnic
bromide print, October 1962
NPG x76991

x47148

Jacqueline du Pré; Daniel Barenboim

by Michael Ward
selenium-toned bromide print, 24 August 1967
NPG x47148

x76992

Jacqueline du Pré

by Godfrey MacDomnic
glossy bromide print, 1967
NPG x76992

x163881

Jacqueline du Pré; Daniel Barenboim

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 27 August 1969
NPG x163881

x165788

Jacqueline du Pré

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print on card mount, 27 August 1969
NPG x165788

x129512

Jacqueline du Pré

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1969
NPG x129512

x45151

Jacqueline du Pré; Daniel Barenboim

by Clive Barda
bromide fibre print, circa 1972
NPG x45151

x45154

Daniel Barenboim; Jacqueline du Pré

by Clive Barda
bromide fibre print, 4 July 1976
NPG x45154

x45150

Jacqueline du Pré

by Clive Barda
bromide print, 1969
NPG x45150

x45788

Jacqueline du Pré

by Clive Barda
bromide print, 1969
NPG x45788