Robinson, Sharon , American cellist; b. Houston, Dec. 2, 1949. She studied at the N.C. School of the Arts in Winston-Salem (graduated, 1968), the Univ. of Southern Calif, in Los Angeles (1968–70), and the Peabody Cons. of Music in Baltimore (B.M., 1974). In 1974 she made her formal debut in N.Y., and subsequently appeared as a solo artist and chamber music player. In 1975 she won the Levintritt Award. She married the violinist Jaime Laredo in 1976, with whom she joined that year with the pianist Joseph Kalichstein to form the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. They subsequently toured extensively in North America and Europe.
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