(22 September 1733 (baptized) – 14 March 1760 (buried))
German cellist and composer
Here is a recording of his Concerto for Cello and String Orchestra in G Major recorded by cellist Thomas Demenga with the Camerata Bern conducted by Thomas Füri:
(22 September 1823 – 20 April 1892)
Polish cellist and writer (biographer of Chopin)
Here is his “Spiritual” for cello and piano recorded by cellist Pere Joan Carrascosa and pianist Óscar Oliver:
Here is the first movement of his cello concerto, Winter’s Tale, recorded by cellist Julie Albers with the Albany Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Alan Miller:
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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