A 10-year-old Yo-Yo Ma sent an adorable letter to Leonard Bernstein

The superstar cellist once wrote to legendary conductor Leonard Bernstein, asking if he would like to hear him play.

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The letter, which is dated December 21st 1965, gives an insight into Yo-Yo Ma’s prodigious youth, training with Professor Leonard Rose and the repertoire he was tackling at the time.

It was tweeted by Broadway polymath Lin-Manuel Miranda, and it’s really, really cute.

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