List of cellists

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Pablo Casals is considered to be one of the most influential cellists.

A person who plays the cello is called a cellist. This list of notable cellists is divided into three categories: 1) Living Classical Cellists; 2) Deceased Classical Cellists; 3) Non-classical Cellists. To keep the lists usable and useful, please include only those who have attained notability as cellists.

The cello (/ˈtʃɛloʊ/ chel-oh; plural cellos or celli) is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin, viola and double bass.

Please do not add those known for other activities who happen to play or have played the cello either professionally (e.g., the conductor Arturo Toscanini and composer Heitor Villa-Lobos ) or privately (e.g., the actress Rosamund Pike). Also, please do not add people without Wikipedia articles, unless you can also add a reference to verify the person's notability as a cellist.

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  • Angela East (born 1949,continuo player and member of Red Priest)

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  • Emanuel Feuermann (1902–1942; born Ukraine, died USA)
  • Wilhelm Fitzenhagen (1848-1890)
  • Lawrence Foster (1954-1980, USA) Foster made his debut at the age of 12 with the Chicago Symphony. He also appeared on television with Leonard Bernstein in one of his "Young People's Concerts," with the New York Philharmonic. At 19, he was chosen winner at the Leeds International Musician's Platform. Foster was a student of Leonard Rose and William Pleeth and also a scholarship recipient to Juilliard. He was murdered during a carjacking attempt in Atlanta, Georgia.[9]
  • Pierre Fournier (1906–1986, France)
  • Auguste Franchomme (1808–1884, France)

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  • Caroline Dale (born 1965, England; classical and popular musics)

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  • Károly Garam (born 1941, Hungary, now lives in Finland; popular musics)
  • Lani Groves (born 1980, South Africa; world musics)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Janof. "Conversation with Robert Cohen". Internet Cello Society. 
  2. ^ Limelight. Retrieved 4 August 2014
  3. ^ Jeff Kaliss (April 18, 2013). "Clive Greensmith: Moving On From the Tokyo String Quartet". San Francisco Classical Voice. 
  4. ^ http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Bio/Tomkins-Tanya.htm
  5. ^ http://library.uncg.edu/info/depts/scua/collections/cello/items.aspx
  6. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/jamie-walton-mn0001681055
  7. ^ Joseph Stevenson. "David Watkin". AllMusic.com. 
  8. ^ "Cellist Erling Blöndal Bengtsson dies aged 81". The Strad. 2013-06-07. Retrieved 2014-10-18. 
  9. ^ http://www.cello.org/heaven/bios/foster.htm
  10. ^ Jessica Duchen (4 May 2004). "Obituary for Boris Pergamenschikow". The Guardian. 
  11. ^ Coda magazine - Google Books. Books.google.com. 2010-05-27. Retrieved 2011-10-05.