- Ronald Crichton
( b Biarritz, Oct 13, 1911; d Siena, July 31, 1988). French cellist . He received his early training at the Toulouse Conservatoire, where he was awarded a premier prix at the age of 13. In 1926 he graduated to the Paris Conservatoire as a pupil of Jules Loeb for cello and Charles Tournemire for chamber music; there he again won a ...