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A Man and His Cello

Bernard Greenhouse was a founding member of the acclaimed Beaux Arts Trio. The trio gave its first performance in 1955 at the Tanglewood Festival in Massachusetts. He performed with the trio for 32 years before pursuing a solo career. At 92, he continues to perform and teach. And his cello, a 300-year-old Stradivarius, has been his constant companion. This story originally aired on NPR’s

Greenhouse Remembrance

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