(29 September 1674 – 16 July 1763)
French composer and flautist
Here is the second movement, Sarabande, of his Suite No. 3 performed by flautist Latham Horn and cellist Julia Willeitner:
(29 September 1879 – 26 November 1950)
He began his career as a child prodigy. Here he performs the Andante from Goltermann’s Concerto No. 2 in d minor, Op. 30, with an unnamed pianist:
Joaquín Nin (Joaquín Nin y Castellanos)
(29 September 1879 – 24 October 1949)
Cuban pianist and composer
He was the father of Thorvald Nin, composer Joaquín Nin-Culmell, and writer Anaïs Nin. Here is his Suite Española recorded by cellist Yvonne Timoianu and pianist Alexander Preda:
(29 September 1903 – 15 August 1970)
Norwegian cellist and composer
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