Sebastian Lee (1805 - 1887)
Sebastian Lee (24 December 1805 – 4 January 1887) was a German cellist and pedagogue active in France and Germany.
He studied under Johann Nikolaus Prell. In 1832, he debuted in the Theatre Italien in Paris. From 1837 to 1843, he was a soloist at the Paris Opéra. He also taught the cello at the Paris Conservatory until 1868, when he returned to his birthplace, Hamburg.
In both, his playing and teaching styles, he displayed a combination of the German and French schools. He published a method for the violoncello (Méthode pratique pour le violoncelle, Op. 30) in 1845, with the distinct ... (Read all)