The Sound of Jacqueline du Pré: Revisiting her Medical and Musical History

Luis Octavio Tierradentro-García, Juan Sebastián Botero-Meneses, Claudia Talero-Gutiérrez

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Jacqueline du Pré was a British cellist, famous for her masterful interpretations and her passionate style of playing. Her outstanding musical career was, unfortunately, cut short by multiple sclerosis. In the present paper, we conduct a historical and medical analysis of her life story, discussing a few aspects regarding her illness and treatment options available at the time of her diagnosis.

Translated title of the contributionEl sonido de Jacqueline du Pré: Revisando su Historia Médica y Musical
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalMultiple Sclerosis Journal Experimental, Translational and Clinical
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 22 2018

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