(19 August 1824 – 29 December 1898)
German cellist, composer, and conductor
Here is his Cello Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 65 recorded by cellist Michael Ruprecht with the Amberger Sinfonieorchester conducted by Thomas Appel:
(19 August [O.S. 7 August] 1881 – 4 May 1955)
Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher, regarded as one of the greatest musicians in Romanian history
Here is his Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in C major, Op. 26 (1935), recorded by cellist Cătălin Ilea and pianist Nicolae Licăreţ:
(19 August 1886 – 14 January 1978)
German conductor and composer
Here is his Cello Concerto, Op. 43, recorded by cellist Gaspar Cassadò with the ORF Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer:
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