Jean-Guihen Queyras is a French cellist. He was born in Canada and moved with his parents to Algeria when he was 5. He then moved to France 3 years later. He is a professor at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart and artistic co-director of the Rencontres Musicales de Haute-Provence. He has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, including the complete cello suites of Benjamin Britten and Johann Sebastian Bach and his recordings have won such distinctions as Top CD - BBC Music Magazine, Diapason d'Or, CHOC du Monde de la Musique, 10 de Classica/Répertoire, and Editor's Choice from Gramophone.