Janos Starker dies: A renowned cellist, Janos Starker survived a Nazi concentration camp and became a world-class musician and teacher.
Starker won a 1997 Grammy Award for best instrumental solo performance for a recording of Bach cello suites.
Starker made his professional debut at 14. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1948 and played for the Dallas Symphony, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chicago Symphony before joining Indiana University in 1958.
In an NPR rememberance, Starker said teaching was his calling.