Yo-Yo Ma: A Cello Superstar Brings Music to the Worldby Lisa A. Chippendale
Three-year-old Yo-Yo Ma did not want to take violin lessons. He wanted to play a big instrument. When his parents decided to buy him a cello, it turned out to be a historic decision. From child prodigy to turbulent adolescent to husband, father, and music icon, Yo-Yo Ma has gone on to become the most famous living classical musician in the world. Readers do not have to be music buffs to enjoy the story of a man of extraordinary talent and charisma. With popular movie soundtracks, his Silk Road Project, and more, Ma has bridged traditional musical boundaries and expanded the classical audience, while bringing together musicians from all backgrounds and all corners of the world.
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