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August Friedrich Robert Nölck, born on January 9, 1862, in Lübeck, Germany, was a multifaceted figure in the German School of Romanticism. As a prolific composer, virtuoso cellist, pianist, and revered music educator, Nölck left an indelible mark on the classical music landscape. With over 250 compositions, his legacy is particularly celebrated in the realm of cello repertoire. A product of the Dresden School of Cello Playing, his profound association with influential figures like Friedrich Wilhelm Grützmacher influenced the modern cello school. Nölck's Romantic compositions, echoing the styles of Brahms and Schumann, continue to captivate audiences worldwide. Despite challenges, his musical contributions endure, resonating as an integral part of the Romantic tradition.