Joseph Abaco

Joseph Abaco (full name Joseph (Giuseppe) Marie Clément Ferdinand dall’Abaco) (March 27, 1710 – August 31, 1805) was a Italian violoncellist and composer.

He was musically trained by his father, Evaristo Felice dall’Abaco. Abaco wrote nearly 40 cello sonatas, the Capricci for Violoncello Solo, and other works. Many of his compositions were written in an old-fashioned, Baroque style.