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[broo k-ner, bruhk-; German broo k-nuh r] /ˈbrʊk nər, ˈbrʌk-; German ˈbrʊk nər/
[an-tuh n,, -ton,, -tohn;; German ahn-tawn] /ˈæn tən,, -tɒn,, -toʊn;; German ˈɑn tɔn/ (Show IPA),
1824–96, Austrian composer and organist. Unabridged
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  • Mahler, we feel again, realizes all the craving that Bruckner breeds for a kernel of feeling in the shell of counterpoint.

  • Bruckner was a man deeply imbued with a sense of his own worth.

    Big Stupe Charles V. De Vet
  • The Bruckner is a cylinder, turning on the horizontal axis and carried by four rollers.

    Getting Gold J. C. F. Johnson
  • Bruckner looked carefully around the circle at each of his listeners.

    Big Stupe Charles V. De Vet
  • The question of Bruckner's place can hardly be said to be settled, although he has left nine symphonies.

  • "I certainly do not," Bruckner answered, frowning in annoyance.

    Big Stupe Charles V. De Vet
  • He studied the pianoforte with Epstein, composition and counterpoint with Bruckner.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • "That was a rotten piece of business last night," Bruckner said.

    Big Stupe Charles V. De Vet
  • But Sweets made a small bet with himself that Bruckner would stay close to the protection of his men.

    Big Stupe Charles V. De Vet
  • And Mahler without Bruckner would hardly have been possible.

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for Bruckner


/German ˈbrʊknər/
Anton (ˈantoːn). 1824–96, Austrian composer and organist in the Romantic tradition. His works include nine symphonies, four masses, and a Te Deum
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