(3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835)
Sicilian opera composer
Here is a recording of his “Casta Diva” from Norma, Act I, arranged by Mathieu Herzog, recorded by Camille Thomas with the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Stéphane Denève:
(3 November 1826 — 27 March 1886)
French cellist and composer
Louis Hegyesi (Louis Spitzer)
(3 November 1853 – 27 February 1894)
(3 November 1903– 20 August 1974)
British cellist and teacher
Swedish cellist, pedagogue, and conductor
Here is a recording of him performing the Prelude of Bach Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012:
Melissa “Missy” Hasin
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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