(2 October 1861 — 17 December 1935)
Czech cellist and composer
(2 October 1872 — 7 August 1918)
German cellist and composer
(2 October 1929 – 24 August 1988)
British composer and pianist
Here is his Elegy performed by cellist Alexander Baillie and pianist John Thwaites:
Ricardo del Carmen Fortuny
Here he performs Bach Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009:
Chinese-born cellist based in Britain
Here she performs Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major:
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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