(14 September 1737 – 10 August 1806)
Austrian composer (younger brother of Joseph Haydn)
Here is the Cello Concerto in B-flat Major attributed to him, recorded by cellist Jan Vogler with the Münchener Kammerorchester conducted by Reinhard Goebel:
(14 September 1760 – 15 March 1842)
Here is a duet for cello and bass in g minor attributed to him (from a double bass tutor by Otto Langey), performed by cellist Roman Placzek, bassist Toms Timofejevs, and dancer Renata Nagy Vynikalova:
(14 September 1953 – 9 April 1998)
American cellist and composer
Here is part of a performance he gave at Open Gallery, Allentown, PA, in 1987:
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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