(10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901)
Here is his “Libiamo ne’lieti calici” (Brindisi) from La Traviata arranged for cello and orchestra, performed by cellist Sally Maer with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Greene:
Anton Jörgen Andersen
(10 October 1845 – 9 September 1926)
Norwegian composer and cellist
Vernon Duke (Vladimir Dukelsky)
(10 October [O.S. 27 September] 1903 – 16 January 1969)
Here is his Cello Concerto in C Major, recorded by cellist Samuel Magill with the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dmitry Yablonsky:
(10 October 1906 – 24 August 1985)
Here is his “Sadhana” for cello and orchestra (1981) recorded by cellist Andre Emilianoff and conductor Gerard Schwarz with an unnamed orchestra:
(10 October 1922 – 29 October 1998)
Here she performs the Debussy Sonata for cello and piano with pianist Futaba Inoue:
Here he shares his tips and tricks on performing “Purcell’s Come, ye Sons of Art” by Purcell from the ABRSM Grade 2 Syllabus:
Know of other cellists, cello makers, composers of music played by cellists, or those with a strong tie to the cello world born on this day? This is a work in progress. We’d love to hear from you if you have suggestions, additions, or corrections. Thank you!
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