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- n. a person who plays the violoncello
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A player on the violoncello.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A performer on the violoncello. Often abbreviated to cellist, 'cellist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who plays a violoncello
Then a violoncellist, whose instrument used to sob, and who openly declared that of all the ladies of his acquaintance the only one who could accompany him was Olga
He went with his friend, the violoncellist, Antonio Nardini, to Prague, where they both accepted a position in the orchestra of Count Kinsky.
Then a violoncellist, whose instrument used to sob, and who openly declared that of all the ladies of his acquaintance the only one who could accompany him was Olga Ivanovna; then there was a literary man, young but already well known, who had written stories, novels, and plays.
An actor from the Dramatic Theatre recited, a singer sang, artists sketched in the albums of which Olga Ivanovna had a great number, the violoncellist played, and the hostess herself sketched, carved, sang, and played accompaniments.
The violoncellist played, a singer sang, and invariably at half-past eleven the door leading to the dining-room opened and Dymov, smiling, said:
By the way, that young fellow over there who said that is a violoncellist.
Mr. Werner, 'Court-violoncellist to the King of Paraguay.'
Bernhard Romberg was a distinguished violoncellist.
(Said of the violoncellist Duport, the favorite of King William I, of Prussia, in 1789, when Mozart was in Berlin and Duport asked him to speak French.) 112.
I found a violoncellist there and entered into conversation with him: his eyes reminded me strangely of my father's; he told me the story of his life.