Canadian musicians who died due to Parkinson's disease

Here are 1 famous musicians from Canada died in Parkinson's disease:

Yuli Turovsky

Yuli Turovsky (June 7, 1939 Moscow-January 15, 2013 Montreal) also known as Turovsky, Yuli or Yuli Turovsky OC CQ was a Canadian cellist, conductor and music teacher.

His discography includes: Concerto Grosso no. 1 / Symphony no. 9, , Myaskovsky: Sinfonietta, op. 32 no. 2 / Schnittke: Sonata for Violin & Chamber Orchestra / Denisov: Five Paganini Caprices, Symphony no. 14, op. 135, Bach: Cello Concerto in C minor / Sinfonia Concertante in A major / Boccherini: Cello Concerto in B-flat, G.482, Carmen Suite, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Bloch: Music on Hebrew Themes (feat. Nadia Pelle (soprano), mary Ann Hart (mezzo.), Rodney Nolan (tenor), Yuli Turovsky (director)), Piano Concerti nos. 12 & 14 and Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon, Volume I: Symphonies 1-4 / Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen / Des Knaben Wunderhorn.

Yuli Turovsky was born in Moscow in 1939, and began studying the cello when he was just seven years old. He went on to study at the Moscow Conservatory, where he won prizes for his performances. In 1976, Turovsky immigrated to Canada with his family, where he became a Professor of Cello and Chamber music at the University of Montreal. He was also a founding member of the Montreal-based chamber group I Musici de Montréal, with whom he performed and recorded extensively. Turovsky was awarded the Order of Canada and the National Order of Quebec for both his contributions to music and his dedication to promoting cultural exchange between Canada and other countries. In addition to his many recordings, Turovsky was also known for his work as a conductor, leading orchestras in Canada, the United States, and Europe. He passed away in Montreal in 2013, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most celebrated cellists and conductors of his time.

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