(9 August 1874 – 28 January 1947)
Venezuelan-born French composer, conductor, music critic, and singer
Here is his “À Chloris” performed by cellist Julian Lloyd Webber and pianist John Lenehan:
(9 August 1875 – 26 November 1959)
English composer, conductor, pianist – and cellist
Here is a 1912 recording of cellist Auguste van Biene and an unnamed pianist performing Ketèlbey’s “The Phantom Melody”:
(9 August 1890 – 8 August 1963)
Hungarian composer, conductor, and music critic
Here is the world premiere recording of his Cello Sonata, Op. 31 by our Cello Music Editions Specialist, Dr. Yuriy Leonovich.
Learn more about this cello sonata in an article by Dr. Leonovich.
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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