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Aldo Parisot
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Aldo Parisot, New Haven, May 2005
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Birth name Aldo Simoes Parisot
Born (1918-09-30)September 30, 1918
Natal, Brazil
Died December 29, 2018(2018-12-29) (aged 100)
Guilford, Connecticut
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Cellist, Cello teacher
Instruments Cello
Years active fl. ca. 1946–2018
Labels Albany Records, Naxos Records, Delos International
Associated acts Yale Cellos

Aldo Simoes Parisot (September 30, 1918 – December 29, 2018) was a Brazilian-born American cellist and cello teacher. He was first a member of the Juilliard School faculty. He was a music professor at the Yale School of Music for sixty years (1958 to July 2018), retiring at age 99. He was born in Natal, Brazil.

Personal life

Parisot was married twice. His first marriage, to the former Ellen Lewis, produced three sons, one of whom is film director Aldo L. "Dean" Parisot. His second marriage, to the pianist Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot, lasted 52 years, until his death. Parisot died at his home in Guilford, Connecticut, on December 29, 2018, aged 100.

  • Aldo Parisot, The Cellist: The Importance of the Circle, Susan Hawkshaw, Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, New York (2018), ISBN: 978-1-57647-309-2

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