12 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 12 November

1826 Achille-Félix Montaubry (12 November 1826 – 2 October 1898) French cellist and operatic tenor – 1827 Gustav Merkel (12 November 1827 – 30 October 1885) German organist and composer Here is his Arioso for cello and organ, Op. 55, performed by cellist/organist Warwick Cole:   1833 Alexander Borodin (12

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Cello Birthdays – 11 November

1767 Bernhard Romberg (11 November 1767 – 13 August 1841) German cellist and composer Here is his Concertinoin A Major, Op.72 for 2 Cellos, performed by cellists Oren Shevlin and Johannes Wohlmacher with the WDR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Reinhard Goebel:  1928 Arthur Cunningham (11 November 1928 – 31

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10 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 10 November

1668 François Couperin (10 November 1668 – 11 September 1733) French composer, organist, and harpsichordist Here is his Concert a deux Violoncelles arranged by Paul Bazelaire played by Sergi Boadella and Tido Janssen:  1703 Carlo Zuccari (10 November 1703 – 3 May 1792) Italian composer and violinist Here are

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9 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 9 November

1835 Jean-Théodore Radoux (9 November 1835 – 20 March 1911) Belgian composer and bassoonist who also studied the cello 1841 Edward VII (9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India (22 January 1901 –

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8 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 8 November

1872 Georg Schnéevoigt (8 November 1872 – 28 November 1947) Finnish conductor and cellist 1882 Lazare Saminsky (8 November 1882 [O.S. 27 October 1882] – 30 June 1959) Russian composer and conductor Here is his Hassidic Suite, Op. 24, No. 1-3, performed by cellist Julian Schwarz and pianist Marika Bournaki:  1883 Sir

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7 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 7 November

1790 Luigi Legnani (7 November 1790 – 5 August 1877) Italian guitarist, singer, composer, and luthier Here are two variations from his Canzonetta Italiana for cello and guitar performed by the Duo Vitare:  1847 Will Lamartine Thompson (7 November 1847 – 20 September  1909) American composer and founder of

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6 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 6 November

1753 Jean-Baptiste Bréval (6 November 1753 – 18 March 1823) French cellist and composer Here is the second movement of his Sonata in C Major, Op. 40, No. 1, recorded by cellist and editor Dr. Yuriy Leonovich: Here are editions by Dr. Leonovich, our Cello Music Editions Specialist: Bréval –

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5 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 5 November

1666 Attilio Ariosti (5 November 1666 – 1729) Italian composer, keyboard player, viola d’amore player, cellist, Servite Friar 1739 Hugh Montgomerie (2 November 1880 – 25 April 1939) Scottish cellist, composer, and politician 1805 Friedrich Wilhelm Grenser (5 November 1805 – 5 January 1859) German cellist 1913 Vivien Leigh (5 November

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4 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 4 November

1906 Arnold Cooke (4 November 1906 – 13 August 2005) British composer, cellist, and pianist Here is his cello concerto performed by cellist Thomas Igloi with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Charles Groves:  1906 Siegfried Borris (4 November 1906 – 23 August 1987) German composer, musicologist, and music educator

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3 November Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 3 November

1739 Vincenzo Bellini (3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) Sicilian opera composer Here is a recording of his “Casta Diva” from Norma, Act I, arranged by Mathieu Herzog, recorded by Camille Thomas with the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Stéphane Denève:  1880 Léon Jacquard (3 November 1826 — 27

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