(19 October 1846 – ?)
German cellist, composer, arranger, and teacher
Here is his “Fragment from R. Wagner’s Parsifal” for four cellos performed by the KODA Cello Quartet:
(19 October 1870 – 6 November 1960)
English cellist and early music specialist (one of the first)
English-American composer, music theorist, and professor
Here are his “Refrains” (1995) for cello and piano, performed by cellist Darrett Adkins and pianist Brian Alegant:
(19 October 1955 – 29 October 2016)
French classical guitarist, composer, and arranger
Here is his “Tango en Skai” arranged for cello and guitar and performed by guitarist Isana Akita and cellist Tatsuki Sasanuma:
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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