Guarneri String Quartet publicity photo (Soyer is on far right)
David Soyer, the founding cellist of the Guarneri String Quartet, which was formed in 1964 at Vermont's famed Marlboro Music Festival, died Feb. 24 at his home in Manhattan. He had turned 87 on Feb. 23.
Mr. Soyer performed with the Guarneri String Quartet in concerts presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston on 38 occasions from 1967 to 2001, the year he retired from the group.
The New York Times (Daniel Wakin)