Gaspar Cassadó
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1897-09-30
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Gaspar Cassadó

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Gaspar Cassadó i Moreu (30 September 1897 – 24 December 1966) was a Spanish cellist and composer of the early 20th century. He was born in Barcelona to a church musician father and began taking cello lessons at age seven. When he was nine, he played in a recital where Pablo Casals was in the audience; Casals immediately offered to teach him. The city of Barcelona awarded him a scholarship so that he could study with Casals in Paris. He was…

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Dance of the Green Devil
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Dance of the Green Devil
Rina Dokshinsky, Alban Gerhardt & Gaspar Cassadó
Requiebros for cello and piano
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Requiebros for cello and piano
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Serenade
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Serenade
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Gaspar Cassadó Biography

Gaspar Cassadó i Moreu (30 September 1897 – 24 December 1966) was a Spanish cellist and composer of the early 20th century. He was born in Barcelona to a church musician father and began taking cello lessons at age seven. When he was nine, he played in a recital where Pablo Casals was in the audience; Casals immediately offered to teach him. The city of Barcelona awarded him a scholarship so that he could study with Casals in Paris.

He was also the author of several notable musical hoaxes[citation needed], notably the "Toccata" that he attributed to Frescobaldi.

The personal papers of Cassadó family are preserved in the Biblioteca de Catalunya.

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