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Thalberg

[thawl-burg] /ˈθɔl bɜrg/
noun
1.
Irving (Grant) 1899–1936, U.S. motion-picture producer.
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  • "Tomorrow, then, I'll ask for Thalberg's resignation," was the reply.

    A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
  • This trick of treating the melody was not new with Thalberg.

  • Why, Thalberg had the touch, a touch that Liszt secretly envied.

    Old Fogy James Huneker
  • After Chopin, Thalberg, and Henselt, the orchestral school had its sway—it still has.

    Old Fogy James Huneker
  • Thalberg, by the by, had brought a letter from the great Austrian to the Paris authorities.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • Thalberg is also here, and playing famously, but he is not the man for me.

    Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2) Moritz Karasowski
  • Thalberg, the pianist, who was present, says that it was after the Scherzo.

  • Thalberg was a player only, and not, in the sense of Chopin, a composer.

    From the Easy Chair, vol. 1 George William Curtis
  • Thalberg was the first pianist in Europe, contended every one.

    Franz Liszt James Huneker

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