Oh my god. It's 1:19AM here in hawaii, and through google update, I just found out that Maestro Mstislav Rostropovich passed away. I am in shock right now and am just speechless. Maestro was 80 years old, which one could say was a nice age to go...but I still feel as though the world has lost one of THE greatest musicians in our history. he was not only a fabulous cellist and artist, but he was also a great humanitarian...fighting for human rights and living in exile from the soviet union. I'm probably rambling right now,because i'm so tired, but i just felt the need to post this.
Here's a link to an article on his life and passing:
My heart goes out to his family and loved ones...as well as our community, because we truly have lost a wonderful soul.
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