Basically wrote for the cello. Character pieces and a solo suite as well as two
sonatas for cello and piano. He realized many transcriptions of other
composers. Also a few piano pieces and a violin sonata. Premiered many
Gaspar Cassadó was born in Barcelona on the 30th of September 1897, and it was
in that city where he began to study music at the early age of 5. In 1907 he
moved to Paris with his father, the musician Joaquim Cassadó. In Paris he met
and studied with Pablo Casals. He there studied harmony with Ravel and De Falla.
His studies with Casals had a profound effect on him both technically and
musically, that marked the rest of his life.