(13 October 1890 – 9 August 1966)
Here is the first movement of his Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra recorded by cellist Elemér Lavotha with the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Göran W Nilson:
(13 October 1897 – 15 August 1978)
American composer, editor, administrator, and educator
Here is his Overture, Arioso and Finale for cello and piano (1944 – 51), recorded in 1953 by cellist Eberhard Finke and pianist Klaus Billing:
(13 October 1911 – 31 July 1988)
French cellist and teacher
Here he performs the Schumann Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 129, with the Hallé Orchestra conducted by Sir John Barbirolli:
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