(11 August 1917 – 24 August 1990)
Here is a recording of him playing the Rachmaninov Sonata in g minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19, with pianist Edna Bockstein:
(11 August 1929 – 11 March 2008)
Here are his Nocturnes and Cadenzas for cello and orchestra, Op.62, performed by cellist Moray Welsh and the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Groves:
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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