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Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré (Cello)

Born: 26th January 1945, Oxford, England

Died: 19th October 1987, London, England

Nationality: English

Jacqueline Mary du Pré OBE (January 26, 1945 – October 19, 1987) was an English cellist.

Born in Oxford, Jacqueline du Pré is acknowledged as one of the greatest cellists who ever lived. She had a successful career until the onset of the multiple sclerosis which eventually led to her tragically early death.