Marthe Delcellier

Marthe Delcellier. Cellist, b Laval, France, 8 May 1904. She was the wife of the violinist Pierre Iösch (d 1988), and is the mother of the harpist Marie Iösch-Lorcini. She joined the CSM (MSO) in 1937 and played in that orchestra for 30 years.

Delcellier, Marthe

Marthe Delcellier. Cellist, b Laval, France, 8 May 1904. She was the wife of the violinist Pierre Iösch (d 1988), and is the mother of the harpist Marie Iösch-Lorcini. She joined the CSM (MSO) in 1937 and played in that orchestra for 30 years. She also served for 10 years as principal cello of the Montreal Women's Symphony and played on CBC radio and TV. She retired to London, Ont.

See also Henri Delcellier (her father), Joseph Delcellier (her uncle), and Henri-Aimé Delcellier (her brother).