[ brook-ner, bruhk-; German brook-nuhr ]
/ ˈbrʊk nər, ˈbrʌk-; German ˈbrʊk nər /
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An·ton [an-tuhn, -ton, -tohn; German ahn-tawn], /ˈæn tən, -tɒn, -toʊn; German ˈɑn tɔn/, 1824–96, Austrian composer and organist.
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Words nearby Bruckner
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How to use Bruckner in a sentence
Like a Bruckner symphony, the work is monumental, mesmerizing, cumulative in its impact and mostly lacking in air, light and sex.Seeing Jasper Johns: Blockbuster exhibition reveals a brilliant but bleak legacy|Philip Kennicott|September 29, 2021|Washington Post
The proud tradition seems to have reached a temporary halt in Wagner and Bruckner and Brahms.
For, like Bruckner's, they appear chosen with an eye to their serviceability for contrapuntal deformation and dissection.
Above all, he struck at him as being the head of a party that was spitefully opposed to Wagner and Bruckner and all innovators.
Bruckner had a sweet and modest character, and an endearing, if rather childish, personality.
In an affidavit furnished by one Bruckner it is stated that he saw a cannon on the Lusitania.
British Dictionary definitions for Bruckner
/ (German ˈbrʊknər) /
Anton (ˈantoːn). 1824–96, Austrian composer and organist in the Romantic tradition. His works include nine symphonies, four masses, and a Te Deum
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