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Dussek

[doo-sik] /ˈdu sɪk/
noun
1.
Jan Ladislav
[yahn lah-dyi-slahf] /yɑn ˈlɑ dyɪ slɑf/ (Show IPA),
1760–1812, Czech pianist and composer.
Also, Dušek
[doo -shek] /ˈdʊ ʃɛk/ (Show IPA)
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  • It was there that Haydn met him, and wrote to Dussek's father in high terms of his son's talents and good qualities.

  • Dussek was fond of ease and pleasure, and never developed his powers to the full.

    The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock
  • Then Dussek entered and made away with the lot, leaving but the bones!

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Those of Clementi and Dussek seem destined to perennial life.

    The Pianoforte Sonata J.S. Shedlock
  • My loved Rosa, also won general admiration by her execution of an aria, in which she was accompained by Dussek on the piano.

  • It is altogether likely that Beethoven was influenced by Dussek's playing, in the direction of tone-color.

  • The third, in C, is still different from the other two, and was fashioned apparently after some composition of Clementi or Dussek.

  • He is a nephew and pupil of Dussek, and played two concertos of that master in his manner.

  • My play met with the most enthusiastic applause, and Dussek in particular, seemed delighted with it.

  • Dussek was a famous eater, and it is said that his ruling passion eventually killed him.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten

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