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Jacqueline Du Pre'
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Musician
    (January 26, 1945-October 19, 1987)
    Died from multiple sclerosis (MS) at 42
    Subject of the 1998 film 'Hilary and Jackie'
    Music critics were offended by her musicality on stage.
    She grew up well-to-do.
    She had an affair with her sister Hilary's husband.
    In 1967, she converted to Judaism to marry pianist/conductor Daniel Barenboim.
    She had suicidal tendencies.
    Doctors initially misdiagnosed her illness as stress.
    Conductor Leonard Bernstein insisted she play, although she protested due to numbness in her fingers. He called it 'nervousness.'
    As she succumbed to the physical effects of MS, her husband had two children with another woman.
    She is called one of the greatest cellists of all time.

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