(22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918)
Here is his Sonata for Cello and Piano performed by cellist Heinrich Schiff pianist Francesco Piemontesi:
(22 August 1923 – 4 January 2001)
British cellist, conductor, writer, composer, and teacher
(22 August 1928 – 5 December 2007)
Here is his “Solo for Melody Instrument and Feedback” performed by cellist Gabriele Boccio:
English actor who played the cello at school
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!
We include those with recordings and/or images available online.