Definition of Tortelier, Paul in English:

Tortelier, Paul

Line breaks: Paul Tor|tel¦ier
Pronunciation: /tɔːˈtɛlɪeɪ, tɔʀtəlje/

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  • (1914–90), French cellist. He was noted for his interpretations of Bach and Elgar, and was appointed professor at the Paris Conservatoire in 1957.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody