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Julius Klengel (September 24, 1859 – October 27, 1933) was a German cellist who is most famous for his etudes and solo pieces written for the instrument.
Born in Leipzig the son of a lawyer, Klengel studied with Emil Hegar in his youth. After his 15th birthday, Klengel joined the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and began touring Europe and Russia. Klengel also became a soloist at that point, frequently giving solo performances.
Klengel rose to become principal cellist of the orchestra in… read more