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Paul Tortelier (3/21/1914 - 12/18/1990)

Paul Tortelier, noted for his invention of a bent cello endpin, was the son of a Breton cabinetmaker. Although his parents were not musicians, they encouraged their son and when he was twelve he entered the Paris Conservatoire, receiving tuition from Gérard Hekking from the age of fourteen. He later re-entered the Conservatoire to study harmony with Jean Gallon. Prior to this he had taken tuition from Beatrice Bluhm from whom he gained his French-style flexible bowing action, and then Louis Feuillard who, like Hekking, had been a pupil of Jules Delsart. From the age of twelve Tortelier supplemented the family income (as a number of other important musicians had to do, including Shostakovich and Casals) by playing in cinemas, restaurants and cafes.

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