(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:
(11 November 1928 – 31 March 1997)
Here is his “This is dying” performed by flutist Elizabeth Plunk and cellist Rachel Young:
Bosnian and Northern Irish cellist and conductor, known as the “Cellist of Sarajevo”
Here he plays “Oh Danny Boy”:
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