Rubinstein, Artur

(1886–1982)
   Pianist. Born in Poland, Rubinstein started to play the piano at the age of three and gave his first solo performance in Berlin when he was eleven. He moved to the United States in 1937. Rubinstein was regarded as one of the world’s greatest virtuosos, and also composed works for the piano and chamber music. He donated the proceeds of his Israel concerts to the Artur Rubinstein Chair of Musicology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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  • RUBINSTEIN, ARTUR — (1886–1982), virtuoso pianist. He started to play the piano at the age of three, in Lodz, Poland, where he was born, and made his first appearance as soloist in Berlin in 1897, with joseph joachim conducting. Two years later he played in Warsaw… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rubinstein, Artur — born Jan. 28, 1887, Łodz, Pol. died Dec. 20, 1982, Geneva, Switz. Polish U.S. pianist. His studies with Joseph Joachim led to a debut in Berlin in 1900. He later studied with Ignacy Jan Paderewski as well and performed with moderate success.… …   Universalium

  • Rubinstein, Artur — (1886 1982)    Polish pianist. Born in Poland, he gave his first solo performance in Berlin at the age of 11. He moved to the US in 1937. He was a virtuoso and composed works for the piano and chamber music …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Rubinstein, Artur — (28 ene. 1887, Lodz, Polonia–20 dic. 1982, Ginebra, Suiza). Pianista polaco estadounidense. En 1900, sus estudios con Joseph Joachim lo condujeron a realizar su debut en Berlín. Más tarde estudió también con Ignacy Jan Paderewski y se presentó… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rubinstein, Artur —  (1886–1982) Polish born American pianist …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Rubinstein — Rubinstein, Anton Rubinstein, Arthur * * * (as used in expressions) Rubinstein, Antón (Grigórievich) Rubinstein, Artur Rubinstein, Helena …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rubinstein — /rooh bin stuyn /; Russ. /rddooh byin shtyayn /; Pol. /rddooh been stuyn /, n. 1. Anton /an ton/; Russ. /un tawn /, 1829 94, Russian pianist and composer. 2. Arthur or Artur /ahr teu …   Universalium

  • Rubinstein — noun 1. Russian composer and pianist (1829 1894) • Syn: ↑Anton Rubenstein, ↑Anton Gregor Rubinstein, ↑Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer, ↑pianist, ↑piano player 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Artur — Artur, auch Arthur geschrieben, ist ein männlicher Vorname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 Bekannte Namensträger 5 Fiktion …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Artur Pizarro — (born Lisbon, 1968) is a Portuguese pianist[1] of international acclaim. He performs internationally in solo recitals, in duos, with chamber music groups, and as a soloist with the world s leading orchestras. He has an extensive discography… …   Wikipedia

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