(9 September 1583 – 1 March 1643)
Italian composer and keyboard virtuoso
Here is his Canzona No. 2 performed on baroque cello by Emily Davidson with Emma Gavenda on harpsichord:
Polish jazz alto saxophonist, flutist, cellist, trombonist, pianist, and composer
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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