• Born date: 1918-07-27
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1984-11-16
Leonard Rose

Leonard Rose (July 27, 1918 – November 16, 1984) was an American cellist and pedagogue.Rose was born in Washington, D.C.; his parents were immigrants from Kiev, Ukraine. Rose took lessons from Walter Grossman, Frank Miller and Felix Salmond and after completing his studies at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music at age 20, he joined Arturo Toscanini's NBC Symphony Orchestra, and almost immediately became associate principal.