Cedric Sharpe

Cedric Sharpe, ARCM, Hon RAM (13 April 1891 – 1978) was a British cellist, composer and music professor of the early to mid-20th century. He studied cello at the Royal College of Music later becoming professor of cello at the Royal Academy of Music – the start of a teaching career that was to span almost four decades before he retired in 1966 at the age of 75. During the inter-War years he became a prominent player of both chamber and orchestral music; his repertoire included both British and European contemporary music. He recorded for HMV and was broadcast by the BBC. He composed a number of original pieces mostly for solo cello with piano accompaniment.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 13th, 1891 (Greater London), Died July 1st, 1978 (Steyning)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: cello


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone Bb13919 10-in. 7/5/1928 Serenade Virtuoso String Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, cello  


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DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106549


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