Yo-Yo Ma

On October 7, 1955, Yo-Yo Ma was born to Chinese parents in Paris. At the age of four he was enrolled into private cello lessons. Shortly thereafter, he and his parents moved to New York City where he began studying with Leonard Rose of the Julliard School. When his was just 15, he… [Read More]

Michelle Kwan

The most decorated figure skater in U.S. history, Michelle Kwan has won an unprecedented 42 championships, including five World Championships (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003), eight consecutive and eight overall U.S. Championship titles, (1996, 1998-2005) and two Olympic medals… [Read More]

Yoko Ono

Few women in the history of rock & roll have stirred as much controversy as Yoko Ono. Although her romance with John Lennon was hardly the only factor straining the relationships between the individual Beatles, she made a convenient scapegoat for the group’s… [Read More]