from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Casals, Pablo 1876-1973. Spanish cellist, conductor, and composer considered the greatest cellist of his time.

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  • n. an outstanding Spanish cellist noted for his interpretation of Bach's cello suites (1876-1973)


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  • Unlike Casals's exclusive concert, the Kennedy Center Concert Hall event - featuring Yo-Yo Ma, a cellist who might be called Casals's contemporary counterpart in influence and stature - was open to the public, and ostensibly sold out, though there were a number of empty seats.

    JFK is honored in Casals concert redux

  • Self-effacing, popular with her peers and a world-class motor mouth in news conferences, Kuznetsova decided to make a major life decision and return to live in Moscow after basing herself at the Sanchez-Casals Academy in Barcelona since age 13.

    Kuznetsova wastes no time in topping Safina for French title

  • Venus 'win was the most one-sided women's semifinal since Billie Jean King beat Rosie Casals by the same score in 1969.

    Sister act part II: Serena, Venus, set up all-U.S. Wimbledon final

  • Cellist Pablo Casals left the physical rigors of concert performance behind for the most part, turning to the somewhat less demanding tasks of composing and conducting, yet remaining fully active within the world of his art until his death at age 97.

    Nicholas Delbanco's "Lastingness: the Art of Old Age"

  • Pablo Casals play Bach's cello suites or gander at the latest in swimsuit design.

    Masters of Distraction

  • Well, not quite—in fact, I broke down and went to find Casals's 1954 video.

    Masters of Distraction

  • Prades Music "Festival Pablo Casals de Prades" is a chamber music festival with 44 performances featuring music by Bach, Liszt, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Dutilleux.

    What's on Around Europe

  • The center will recreate on January 25 the 1961 memorable evening where Pablo Casals performed in the East Room.

    Gala celebration planned for JFK 50th anniversary

  • Casals settled just across the border in French Catalonia, and Mr. Savall, whose own father fought against Franco during the Spanish Civil War, remembers attending Casals's performances at a chamber music festival in Prades, located in the French Pyrenees.

    Blurring Traditional Boundaries

  • Although his early musical influences range from Mozart to Elvis Presley, he speaks with special reverence about another Catalan cellist, Pablo Casals.

    Blurring Traditional Boundaries


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