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Cello Birthdays – 29 August

1866

Bruno Steindel

(29 August 1866 – 4 May 1949)

German-American cellist

Bruno Steindel

Here is a 1917 recording of him performing the solo in Franz von Suppé’s Poet and Peasant Overture with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Frederick Stock:


1881

Edvin Kallstenius

(29 August 1881 – 22 November 1967)

Swedish composer and librarian

Edvin Kallstenius

Here is the first movement of his Cello Sonata in D Major, Op.6, recorded by cellist Mats Lidström and pianist Bengt Forsberg:



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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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