(21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909)
Spanish composer and guitarist
Here is a cello ensemble arrangement (by K. Krantz) of his “Recuerdos de la Alhambra” performed by the UC Davis Cello Ensemble, directed by Susan Lamb Cook:
Here is Tárrega,s “Capricho árabe” transcribed for cello solo by Dr. Yuriy Leonovich.
(21 November 1870 – 10 November 1952)
(21 November 1877 – 9 April 1933)
Here is the first movement of his Cello Sonata No. 1 in A Major, recorded by cellist Walter Grimmer and pianist Stefan Fahrni:
American composer and professor
Here is her For the Birds for cello and electronics, performed by cellist Will Spengler:
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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