20 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 20 September

1869 Georg Wille (20 September 1869 – 9 November 1958) German cellist – 1879 Kato van der Hoeven (20 September 1869 – 23 November 1945) Dutch cellist She was the second woman cellist to join the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam in 1897. 1880 Ildebrando Pizzetti (20 September 1880 – 13

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19 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 19 September

1829 Gustav Schirmer (19 September 1829 – 6 August 1893) German music publisher whose company became one of the largest music publishers in the USA –   1861 Jan Mulder (19 September 1861 – 23 November 1945) Dutch cellist who died in a WWII Japanese POW camp in Indonesia 1901

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18 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 18 September

1711 Ignaz Holzbauer (18 September 1711 – 7 April 1783) Austrian composer – Here is a synthesized recording of his recently discovered Concerto in A Major for cello and strings, edited and corrected by Kevin Dvorak. Please let us know if you record it.  1870 Emil Braun (18 September

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17 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 17 September

1795 Saverio Mercadante (baptized 17 September 1795 – 17 December 1870) Italian composer – Here is his “La Poesia” arranged for four cellos and played by the 4Cellos:  1840 Francesco Serato (17 September 1843 – 24 December 1919) Italian cellist 1880 Désiré-Émile Inghelbrecht (17 September 1880 – 14 February 1965)

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16 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 16 September

1860 Hugo Dechert (16 September 1860 – 7 November 1923) German cellist – 1887  Nadia Boulanger (16 September 1887 – 22 October 1979) French conductor, composer, and teacher Here are her 3 Pieces for cello and piano performed by cellist Dora Kuzmin and pianist Petra Gilming:  1921 Fritz Geißler

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15 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 15 September

1848 Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (15 September 1848 – 14 February 1890) German cellist, composer, teacher, and dedicatee of Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme – 1890 Frank Martin (15 September 1890 – 21 November 1974) Swiss composer Here is Pierre Fournier performing Martin’s Cello Concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra conducted by George

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14 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 14 September

1737 Michael Haydn (14 September 1737 – 10 August 1806) Austrian composer (younger brother of Joseph Haydn) – Here is the Cello Concerto in B-flat Major attributed to him, recorded by cellist Jan Vogler with the Münchener Kammerorchester conducted by Reinhard Goebel:  1760 Luigi Cherubini (14 September 1760 –

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13 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 13 September

1806 Moritz Ganz (13 September 1806 – 22 January 1868) German cellist – 1819 Clara Schumann (13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) German pianist, composer, and piano teacher Here are her Three Romances, Op. 22, performed by cellist Xenia Jankovic and pianist Nenad Lecic:  1856 Ernest Gillet (13

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12 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 12 September

1809 Johann Benjamin Groß (12 September 1809 – 1 September 1848) German cellist and composer – Here is his Cello Concerto in b minor recorded by cellist Klaus-Dieter Brandt with L’arpa festante conducted by Riccardo Minasi:  1887 George Georgescu  (12 September 1887 – 1 September 1964) Romanian cellist and

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11 September Cello Birthdays

Cello Birthdays – 11 September

1855 Célestin Ernest Cros-Saint-Ange  (11 September 1855 – 1919) French cellist – 1856 Eugen Sandow  (11 September 1856 – 25 March 1916) German cellist 1873 John Wesley Woodward (11 September 1879 – 15 April 1912) English cellist who perished with his cello on the Titanic Here is a video about

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