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Jacqueline du Pre: A Gift Beyond Words

Documentary marking the 30th anniversary of cellist Jacqueline du Pre's death. Du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced.

Jacqueline du Pre was one of the greatest performing musicians that Britain has ever produced. She stopped playing the cello at the age of 28, a victim of multiple sclerosis, and she died at 42 on 19 October 1987. This film, compiled by Christopher Nupen from the five prize-winning films he made during her lifetime, pays tribute to her on the 30th anniversary of her death.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 30 Mar 2019 02:55

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:38

    Dresdner Kapellsolisten, Helmut Branny, Jan Vogler

    Kol Nidrei, Op. 47

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Christopher Nupen
Film Editor Peter Heelas
Film Editor Rob Nixon

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