(4 November 1906 – 13 August 2005)
British composer, cellist, and pianist
Here is his cello concerto performed by cellist Thomas Igloi with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Charles Groves:
(4 November 1906 – 23 August 1987)
German composer, musicologist, and music educator
Here is his Partita for two cellos, performed by the cello duo Ralph-Detlev and Angelica Jerzewski:
Soviet-born Australian pianist and composer
Here is her Phoenix Story performed by twin cellists Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng:
British composer, producer, virtuoso cellist, inventor, public speaker, philanthropist, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, and creative innovator
Here he performs his “Moveable Type”:
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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