(4 August 1910 – 15 February 1992)
An American composer and arts administrator
Here is Schuman’s “A Song of Orpheus” played by Leonard Rose with The Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell:
Polish cellist and conductor
Australian violinist, composer and arranger, conductor, and artistic director
Here is his arrangement of Ravel’s Kaddisch from Deux mélodies hébraïques, performed by Camille Thomas with the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Mathieu Herzog:
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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