Juan Bautista Massa
(29 October 1885 – 7 March 1938)
Argentine composer and conductor
Here is his “Triste” performed by cellist Paolo Ferrara and pianist Silvia Galeano:
French cellist, arranger, and conductor
Here is a recording of him playing Gabriel Fauré’s “Après un rêve” with pianist Dalton Baldwin:
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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