Adrien-François Servais

Adrien-François Servais (6 June 1807 – 26 November 1866) was one of the most influential cellists of the nineteenth century. He was born and died in Halle, Belgium. He is one of the founders of the Modern Cellistic Schools of Paris and Madrid, which began with his friend Auguste Franchomme and his disciple Víctor Mirecki Larramat. His compositions are still being studied, performed and recorded all over the world.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6, 1807 (Halle), Died November 26, 1866 (Halle)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11216 10-in. 11/9/1911 Nocturne Boris Hambourg Cello solo, with piano arranger  


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