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Did a Tiger Mother push you into music?

Amid all the current talk of pushy parents, there’s a riveting firsthand account on by a professional cellist who describes how her mother drove her into becoming a musician: ‘I could sense my mother’s need for me to be the next Jacqueline du Pré,’ she writes. ‘…She was unhappy in her marriage and the process of turning her children into musicians seemed to be a form of emotional barter, both with our father and with us.’

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