Monday, December 23, 2013

The Cellist Of Sarajevo...

The siege of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia
and Herzegovina lasted four years and was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare.
Steven Galloway, a Canadian author, wrote a wonderfully moving book titled The Cellist Of Sarajevo, an amazing story of the siege and the bravery of this very private and highly talented cellist Vedran Smailovic.
Vedran often played for free at funerals and became famous for playing regularly on the streets of his wartorn city. Mikail Eustafiev took these photos in 1992 of Vedran Smailovic playing his cello in the partially destroyed national library... 

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  1. Read this book.......was simply amazing.


  2. Amazing dedication and talent and even dressed for the occasion.

  3. Urge everyone to read the book. I went there on a mission trip once & found the people remarkable.

  4. Will look for the book, you've already hooked me on the story.