German cellist, conductor and teacher Michael Nebe studied at Musik-Hochschule in Dortmund, at King's College London, at the Royal Academy of Music in London, in Czechia with Jirí Belohlávek, Zdeněk Bílek, Georg Tintner and Kirk Trevor, and also in London with Lawrence Leonard.
Nebe lived in London, toured widely as a cellist, was a founding member of the Plaegan Piano Quartet in 1978, and from 1990 was musical director of the Whitehall Orchestra (previously known as the Civil Service Orchestra) and the Fine Arts Sinfonia.
Michael Nebe died on 8 October 2021, following a long illness.
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