Philippe Muller

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Philippe Muller is a French cellist.


Muller was born in 1946 in the Alsace region of France. He studied the cello with Paul Tortelier, Mstislav Rostropovich and André Navarra.

In 1970 he formed a trio with Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Jacques Rouvier.[1]

In 1979 he was appointed Professor of cello at the most prestigious Paris Conservatoire, succeeding his teacher André Navarra.[1] His pupils include Gautier Capuçon, Henri Demarquette, François Salque, Marc Coppey, Emmanuelle Bertrand and Xavier Philips .

Aside from his teaching duties, he is also frequently invited to serve as a jury member for international cello competitions.


  • Ravel - Trios and Sonatas (Erato, 1974)
  • Stravinsky - Songs (Deutsche Grammophon, 1991)
  • Schoenberg - Suite op.29, etc. (Sony Classical, 1993)
  • Schoenberg - Serenade, Five Pieces for Orchestra (Sony Classical, 1993)
  • Offenbach - Cello Duets (Arion, 1993)
  • Telemann - Cantatas & Fantaisies (Adda, 1993)
  • Schubert - Trout Quintet, Piano Trio no.1 (Viola, 1996)
  • Bach - Les 6 suites pour violoncelle seul (Passavant Music, 2008)


  1. ^ a b "Philippe Muller, Cellist". ICS. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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