Artur Rubinstein


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Noun1.Artur Rubinstein - United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)Artur Rubinstein - United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
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Returning from the kitchen with a tray boasting my wife's Sunday-best crockery, I found him studying my collection of Chopin Noctures, played by Artur Rubinstein.
I cited Mahler, Artur Rubinstein, Itzhak Perlman, Isaac Stern, Daniel Barenboim, as well as philosophers such as Baruch Spinoza and wondered aloud if it was the very fact of being a people who were constantly persecuted from one place to another that produced this multi-talented, multi-lingual diaspora.
Janina went on to become a world renowned classical pianist after being taken under the wing of maestro Artur Rubinstein.
Among those who performed there were Artur Rubinstein, Leontyne Price, Victor Borge, Andres Segovia, Barbara Cook, the Juilliard String Quartet, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, Bob Hope, Marcel Marceau, Claire Bloom Count Basic, Benny Goodman, Ravi Shankar, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and many others.
His international career was launched in 1981 when he won First Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, having already garnered silver medals at both the Artur Rubinstein and Vienna-Beethoven competitions.