I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Ma-YoYoYo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is an American cellist. Ma has received multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001, Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011 and the Polar Music Prize in 2012.