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Romberg

[rom-burg] /ˈrɒm bɜrg/
noun
1.
Sigmund
[sig-muh nd] /ˈsɪg mənd/ (Show IPA),
1887–1951, Hungarian composer of light opera, in the U.S. after 1913.
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  • Here he heard Romberg, with advantage for the pursuit of his studies.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • "Mesmer was to be distinguished by a cloak of a particular color," said Romberg.

    The Road to Paris Robert Neilson Stephens
  • "There is a ruined abbey, at the head of that short lane," said Romberg.

    The Road to Paris Robert Neilson Stephens
  • If Romberg's phosphorus, which is fused CaCl2, is rubbed on the sleeve, it glows with a greenish light.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
  • It is noteworthy that Romberg advocated a simplified notation for violoncello music.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • This notation was subsequently generally accepted, particularly also by Romberg, and is still in use up to the present time.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • Wherever Romberg played his highly finished performances excited great enthusiasm.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • There are a rapid pulse, positive Romberg sign, exaggerated reflexes, fibrillary twitching of the tongue and tremor of the hands.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • Romberg, even, said very bluntly: But dear Spohr, how can you play such stuff as that?

  • Pfeffer happened in, and said he had never heard the Romberg Symphony better given.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
British Dictionary definitions for Romberg

Romberg

/ˈrɒmbɜːɡ/
noun
1.
Sigmund. 1887–1951, US composer of operettas, born in Hungary. He wrote The Student Prince (1924) and The Desert Song (1926)
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