Jacqueline du Pré
Under the heading: "Election Promises", Morrissey stated:
"Jacqueline du Pré dug up"
As part of Headful Of Heroes - NME (1989)
- Headful Of Heroes - NME (September 16, 1989)
- The Correspondent Questionnaire - The Sunday Correspondent (October 28, 1990)
- Tour Of The Tormentors MMVI 2006-2007 Pre-show Tracks
English cellist, born 26 January 1945 in Oxford, England, UK and died 19 October 1987 in London, England, UK.
She was regarded as one of the greatest cellists of the second half of the twentieth century, her career was cut short by the demyelinating disease multiple sclerosis, which forced her to stop performing at the age of 27. She was married to Daniel Barenboim.
Jacqueline Mary du Pré (26 January 1945 – 19 October 1987) was a British cellist. At a young age, she achieved enduring mainstream popularity. Despite her short career, she is regarded as one of the greatest cellists of all time. Her career was cut short by multiple sclerosis, which forced her to stop performing at the age of 28; she died 14 years later at the age of 42. She was the subject of the 1998 biographical film Hilary and Jackie, which attracted criticism for perceived inaccuracy and sensationalism.