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Stokowski

[stuh-kou-skee, -kawf-, -kawv-]
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noun
  1. Le·o·pold An·to·ni Sta·ni·slaw [lee-uh-pohld ahn-toh-nee stah-nee-slahf] /ˈli əˌpoʊld ɑnˈtoʊ ni stɑˈni slɑf/, 1882–1977, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in England.
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Historical Examples

  • Mr. Stokowski then had been in this country nearly twenty years.

    The World's Great Men of Music

    Harriette Brower

  • Mr. Stokowski did not address the audience on that occasion.

  • "I wish you would let Stokowski come out and explain to you what he is trying to do," said Hofmann.

  • For elegant tailoring he has no peer among orchestral chiefs, except, perhaps, Mr. Stokowski.

  • Mr. Stokowski is inordinately fond of gadgets and fancies himself as quite a technical expert.


British Dictionary definitions for stokowski

Stokowski

noun
  1. Leopold. 1887–1977, US conductor, born in Britain. He did much to popularize classical music with orchestral transcriptions and film appearances, esp in Fantasia (1940)
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