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JOSEF CHUCHRO - CELLIST

NEAR MINT CONDITION

Autographed 6.5 x 10 presentation type photograph with an original photograph of the Czech cellist receiving flowers after a concert with the Czech Philharmonic at the Rudolfinium c. 1965.

Chuchro (1931-2009) was the first desk cellist with the Cech Philharmonic from 1961-1990. Additionally he was a concert soloist and recital virtuoso. He came from a musical family, his father was an organist. He studied at the Prague Conservatory and the Academy of Performing Arts with Karel Sadl. In addition to his responsibilities with the Czech Philharmonic he was the cellist with the Suk Trio and in 1979 he and his son Jan formed the Prague Cello Duo.

He was appointed Professor at the Prague Conservatory in 1965 and transitioned in 1970 to a Professorship at the Performing Arts Academy where he was the Dean of faculty from 1990 until his retirement in 1997.

Chuchro made some 38 records, both solo and with orchestra and another 40 chamber recordings with the Suk Trio and the Prague Cello Duo.