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Steven Isserlis: ten things you never knew
6. Priceless instruments
Isserlis plays the De Munck Stradivarius, which is on loan from The Nippon Music Foundation. He also part-owns a Montagnana cello from 1740 and a Guadagnini cello of 1745, which he played exclusively from 1979 to 1998 and part-owns with David Waterman, cellist of the Endellion Quartet.