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Yo-Yo Ma (Cellist) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma is an American cellist. Born in Paris, France, to Chinese parents and educated in New York, USA, Ma was a prodigy who performed at a young age of 4 and a half. He graduated from Juilliard School and Harvard University and has performed as a soloist with orchestras around the world. He has recorded over 90 albums and received 18 Grammy Awards. In addition to recordings of the classical classical repertoire, he has also recorded a variety of folk music such as American bluegrass, traditional Chinese tunes, tangos by Argentine composer Ástor Piazzolla and Brazilian music. He has collaborated with artists such as jazz singer Bobby McFerrin, guitarist Carlos Santana, Sérgio Assad and his brother, Odair, and singer-songwriter and guitarist James Taylor. Ma's main musical instrument was a Montagnana Cello, made in 1733 and valued at US $ 2.5 million. He has been United Nations Ambassador for Peace since 2006
BornOctober 7, 1955, Paris, France
Occupation(s)Musician, teacher, humanitarian
Years active1961–present
LabelsCBS, RCA, Sony Classical
Associated actsSilk Road Ensemble, Emanuel Ax

About Yo-Yo Ma

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris, France on October 7, 1955. He's 68 years old today.

Classical cellist who created a name for himself by pursuing his interest in the music of other civilizations and the manner in which music can be combined.

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Yo-Yo Ma before becoming famous

Yo-Yo Ma was born in the Zodiac sign Libra (The Scales), and 1955 is also the year of Goat (羊) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He wanted to play the double bass because of its size, but settled on the cello as a compromise between the viola, which he had previously learnt to play, and the double bass.

Achievement of Yo-Yo Ma

He has received numerous Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011.

Yo-Yo Ma's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He married Jill Hornor, a German language instructor, in 1978 and they had two daughters.

Yo-Yo Ma on Social Media

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Yo-Yo Ma Collabed with

At the age of seven, he performed for Presidents US President Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy.

Yo-Yo Ma Income & Net worth

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Yo-Yo Ma Height and Weight

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Latest information about Yo-Yo Ma updated on March 22 2023.