Beatrice Eveline (Jones)
(3 October 1877 – ?)
Her professional name was Beatrice Eveline. During World War I, she played concerts to raise funds for the Red Cross. She played in the first classical music broadcast on the BBC in June 1922.
(3 October 1882 – 29 March 1937)
Polish composer and pianist
Here is “The Swan,” Op.7, transcribed and performed by cellist Tomasz Szczesny with pianist Slawomir Wilk:
(3 October 1892 – 19 April 1964)
Here he plays “The Last Rose of Summer” with pianist Rene Herbin in a 1937 recording:
Here is his “Cello Counterpoint” (2003), performed by cellist Ashley Bathgate:
(3 October 1946 – 15 December 1996)
Here is his Double Concerto for two cellos and orchestra (1992) recorded by cellists Ralph Kirshbaum and Gregor Horsch with the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pascal Rophé:
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