A GENIUS IN THE FAMILY

Hilary du Pré and Piers du Pré

The original cover (first edition) (L) and later cover (R) as published in the United Kingdom.

Book Description (from British Books) 

From the moment Jacqueline du Pre first held a cello at the age of five, it was clear that she had an extraordinary gift. At sixteen, when she made her professional debut, she was hailed as one of the world's most talented and exciting young musicians. Ten years later, she stopped playing virtually overnight when multiple sclerosis removed the feeling in her hands just before a concert. It took fourteen years for the crippling disease to kill her...

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This tribute and all related pages are conceived and designed by Miguel Muelle purely as a labor of love, meant solely for the pleasure of all those who are interested in Jacqueline Du Pré. All photographs are credited where possible, and all recordings and corresponding photographs used are assumed to be copyright and property of EMI Records, Ltd., unless otherwise acknowledged.