Laszlo Varga


Age: 89

Summary: Hungarian-born cellist who escaped a Nazi work camp to become principal cellist for the New York Philharmonic under the batons of Dimitri Mitropoulos and Leonard Bernstein, but who had also  applied his virtuosic skills to solo performances, orchestral playing, and ensemble work in a long career.

Cause of Death: After a fall

Born: December 13, 1924

Died: December 11, 2014

Sarasota, Florida