Thomas Beckmann

Thomas Beckmann comes from a music-loving family in Düsseldorf. His great-grandfather was trumpeter in the military and received a silver trumpet from the emperor for his beautiful play. His older brother Hannes lives in Munich and is a recognized jazz violonist. Already during his music studies Beckmann’s exceptional giftedness became noticeable and still as a student he was engaged as a solo cellist in various professional orchestras. In the year 1980 he became master pupil of Pierre Fournier , one of the most important cellist of the 20th century. Fournier bequeathed his extensive note library to his favourite pupil . [...]

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