- James Wierzbicki
- and Elizabeth Perten
(b St. Louis, MO, Nov 11, 1931). American Cellist. He studied under gregor Piatigorsky at the Curtis Institute (1948–53) and then served as principal cellist of the St. Louis SO (1954–62). Parnas has won several coveted awards and competitions: he came second in the Geneva International Music Competition (...