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Toscanini

[tos-kuh-nee-nee; Italian taws-kah-nee-nee]
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  1. Ar·tu·ro [ahr-too r-oh; Italian ahr-too-raw] /ɑrˈtʊər oʊ; Italian ɑrˈtu rɔ/, 1867–1957, Italian orchestra conductor, in the U.S. after 1928.
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Historical Examples

  • In at least one New York restaurant oeuf Toscanini is to be found on the bill.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

  • But there can be no doubt on that point in the case of Toscanini.

    An Autobiography

    Igor Stravinsky

  • Toscanini was picking his way through the orchestra to the desk.

  • There you have a side of Mr. Toscanini that the boys have forgotten to tell you about.

  • Toscanini held sway when I began, and he was a marvelous musician and conductor.

    Vocal Mastery

    Harriette Brower


British Dictionary definitions for toscanini

Toscanini

noun
  1. Arturo (arˈtuːro). 1867–1957, Italian conductor; musical director of La Scala, Milan, and of the NBC symphony orchestra (1937–57) in New York
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