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Hilary du Pré: Quiz


Question 1: The latter became a famed ________ whose life and career were cut short by multiple sclerosis.
ConcertoCelloViolinDouble bass

Question 2: Allegedly with his wife's consent, Finzi had a romantic affair with his ailing sister-in-law, who was exhibiting ________ behavior as the result of a nervous breakdown.
EuthanasiaCremationDeath and cultureSuicide

Question 3: Hilary du Pré was born in Woking, ________, the eldest child of an upper middle-class family headed by an accountant father and a pianist mother.
SurreyHertfordshireEast SussexEngland

Question 4: ________ reported her as saying, “When you love someone, you love the whole of them.
Vanity Fair (magazine)Harper's MagazineGrantaThe New Yorker

Question 5: A group of her closest colleagues (including fellow cellists Rostropovich and ________) sent a bristling letter to the Times.
Royal Liverpool PhilharmonicAdrian BoultJulian Lloyd WebberCello

Question 6: Anand Tucker's controversial ________ Hilary and Jackie is based on A Genius in the Family, and features Emily Watson as Jacqueline and Rachel Griffiths as Hilary.
2001 in film2000 in film1998 in film1990s in film

Question 7: Although the film was a critical and box-office success, and received several ________ nominations, it ignited a furor, especially in London, center of du Pre's activities.
Academy Award for Best DirectorAcademy AwardAcademy Award for Best PictureAcademy Award for Best Actor


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