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:
(12 September 1887 – 1 September 1964)
Romanian cellist and conductor
Polish cellist and composer
Here she performs “Chwile” with pianist Hania Rani:
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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