Known as one of the great virtuoso cellists of the 20th century, Janos Starker built a career that lasted more than five decades. He prided himself on his technique, his style of playing and his musical intelligence. He performed works by such composers as David Baker, Antal Dorati, Bernard Heiden, Jean Martinon, Miklos Rozsa and Robert Starer, to name a few. Over the course of his musical career he played with all the major orchestras and appeared on every continent in recitals or concerts. He also had been broadcast on radio and television, and recorded more than 150 works.