(9 November 1835 – 20 March 1911)
Belgian composer and bassoonist who also studied the cello
(9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910)
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India (22 January 1901 – 6 May 1910) – he also played the cello
Joseph Miroslav Weber
(9 November 1854 – 1 January 1906)
Czech composer, violinist, and organist
Here is the first movement of his two-cello String Quintet in D Major, recorded by the Divertimenti Ensemble:
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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