Pablo Casals


In the center in an incuse square, an image of Casals in half tone holding a cello.  The lower right of the square is draped by an olive branch.  Around the rim the inscription “The Third Pablo Casals International Violoncello Competition 1961”, in English.

  • Pablo Casals
  • Pablo Casals

Identifer: CJF-RFC2015478


Pablo Casals (1876-1973) born in Catalonia, Spain, stood out, while still a youth, as a gifted-composer-conductor.  At the age of 23 he was appointed a full professor at the Barcelona Conservatory.  Within a short time Pablo Casals achieved fame as one of the outstanding cellists in the world.
            The third international Violoncello Competition, held in Jerusalem, bearing Casals’ name, was graced by the maestro’s presence.


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