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violoncellist

[vee-uh-luh n-chel-ist, vahy-] /ˌvi ə lənˈtʃɛl ɪst, ˌvaɪ-/
noun
1.
Origin of violoncellist
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; violoncell(o) + -ist
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  • By the way, that young fellow over there who said that is a violoncellist.

  • Here, however, we are considering Offenbach solely as a violoncellist.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • According to Frstenau, Abel was engaged as violoncellist at Dresden.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • She married a violoncellist, of no great capacity, except for drinking.

    The Violin

    George Dubourg
  • Although an amateur, only, he was an accomplished violinist and violoncellist.

  • Crossdill, the violoncellist, proposed to celebrate him with "three times three."

    Haydn J. Cuthbert Hadden
  • I met one of my confrres, a violoncellist in Pasdeloup's orchestra.

    My Recollections Jules Massenet
  • I provided myself with a violoncellist, a clarinet-player, and a contra-bass.

  • We are somewhat better informed regarding the violoncellist Caporale.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • At the age of twenty Barni joined the opera orchestra of Milan, of which he became first violoncellist in 1791.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski

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