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Events in Music

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1961-03-01 - Cellist Jacqueline du Prés debut in Wigmore Hall

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 43 of 43

1675-07-12 - Evaristo E Felice dall' Abaco, Italian cellist/composer
1740-03-19 - Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
1743-02-19 - [Ridolfo] Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer, cellist (Minuet)
1767-11-11 - Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer/royal chaplain bandmaster
1783-01-20 - Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (d. 1860)
1838-03-15 - Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (d. 1889)
1859-09-24 - Julius Klengel, cellist/composer
1886-03-04 - Paul Bazelaire, French cellist (d. 1958)
1894-10-27 - Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor (Residence-orch)
1895-12-05 - Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer
1898-01-29 - Fernand Quinet, Belgian cellist/composer/conductor (La Guerre)
1902-11-22 - Emanuel Feuermann, Kolomea Galicia, cellist (Chicago Symph Orch)
1903-04-17 - Gregor Piatigorsky, Ekaterinoslav Russia, cellist (or 4/20)
1906-06-24 - Pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire)
1912-06-30 - [J] Tibor de Machula, Hungarian/Dutch cellist
1916-01-03 - Bernard Greenhouse, American cellist
1916-01-12 - William Pleeth, British cellist (d. 1999)
1918-07-27 - Leonard Rose, Washington DC, concert cellist (NY Phil 1943-51)
1920-09-30 - Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist
1921-12-08 - Terence Weil, cellist/teacher
1921-12-21 - Joan Dickson, cellist
1923-01-13 - Danil Shafran, cellist
1923-02-24 - David Soyer, American cellist
1924-07-05 - János Starker, Hungarian cellist, (d. 2013)
1927-03-27 - Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich, Baku USSR, cellist/conductor
1944-01-30 - Lynn Harrell, NYC, cellist
1944-03-19 - Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Sisters)
1945-01-26 - Jacqueline du Pré, English cellist (d. 1987)
1946-03-04 - Ralph Kirshbaum, Denton TX, cellist (RNCM Manchester Intl Festival)
1946-11-08 - Roy Wood, Birmingham England, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO)
1947-03-13 - Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
1948-01-10 - Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
1948-06-09 - Nathaniel Rosen, Altadena Ca, cellist (Tchaikovsky-gold-1978)
1951-04-14 - Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist
1953-09-14 - Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (d. 1998)
1955-10-07 - Yo-Yo Ma, Paris, France, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom)
1964-04-11 - Johann Sebastian Paetsch, American cellist
1968-07-29 - Paavo Lotjonen, Finnish Cellist (Apocalyptica)
1973-01-19 - Antero Manninen, Finnish Cellist
1975-08-05 - Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica)
1978-05-11 - Perttu Kivilaakso, Finnish Cellist from the band Apocalyptica
1979-08-08 - Richard Harwood, British cellist
1995-08-05 - , vo Keenan American cellist

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 22 of 22

1742-07-12 - Evaristo EF dall' Abaco, Ital cellist/composer, dies on 67th birthday
1805-05-28 - Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini, Ital composer/cellist (Minuet), dies at 62
1820-01-25 - Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
1841-08-13 - Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer, dies
1860-03-06 - Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (b. 1783)
1889-02-26 - Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838)
1924-05-26 - Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65
1952-07-02 - Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
1958-08-19 - Antonius "Toon" Verhey, violin cellist/conductor, dies at 63
1973-10-22 - Pablo Casals, Spanish violin cellist/conductor/composer, dies at 96
1976-08-06 - Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73
1982-12-18 - Tibor de Machula, Hungary/Neth cellist, dies at 70
1986-01-08 - Pierre Fournier, French cellist (b. 1906)
1987-10-19 - Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
1992-04-04 - Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
1994-10-09 - Joan Dickson, cellist, dies at 72
1995-02-25 - Terence Weil, cellist/teacher, dies at 73
1995-10-12 - Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78
1997-02-07 - Danil Shafran, cellist, dies at 74
1998-04-09 - Tom Cora, American cellist and composer (b. 1953)
2007-04-27 - Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
2009-12-26 - Felix Wurman, American cellist and composer (b. 1958)


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