Peter Warlock (Philip Heseltine)
(30 October 1894 – 17 December 1930)
British composer and music critic
Here is part of his Capriol Suite performed by Friends of Cello:
(30 October 1897 – 6 November 1970)
Here is his “La Cumbancha” arranged for cello ensemble by Kohlerstein and performed by the Magistri Cellisti, the Rio Grande Valley Cello Teachers Ensemble at the 2015 Pan American Cello Festival at the University of Texas directed by Tido Janssen:
Afghan cellist and composer
Here she is the soloist in her work, “Dawn,” an original composition for cello and orchestra arranged for orchestra by Arson Fahim. This piece is dedicated to the women of Afghanistan, representing their struggle for justice, equality, and freedom with the hope that comes with a new dawn:
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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