[ koo-be-leek; English koob-uh-lik ]

  1. Jan [yahn], /yɑn/, 1880–1940, Czech violinist and composer in Hungary.

  2. his son, (Je·ro·nym) Ra·fa·el [ye-raw-nim rah-fah-el], /ˈyɛ rɔ nɪm ˈrɑ fɑ ɛl/, 1914–1996, Czech conductor.

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How to use Kubelík in a sentence

  • Yet the rosin used by Paganini and Kubelik has probably been developed in Conifers to keep away sawflies and other enemies.

    The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
  • Sevčik was able to develop Kubelik's left hand work to the last degree of perfection—but not his bowing.

    Violin Mastery | Frederick H. Martens
  • Kubelik spent the live-long day before the concert practicing Sevčik exercises.

    Violin Mastery | Frederick H. Martens
  • I went to hear Kubelik play the concerto, and he played it well; but then, so did I, when my turn came.

    Violin Mastery | Frederick H. Martens
  • Nor does he seem to care for the sputtering Paganinities so dear to the heart of Mr. Kubelik.

    Musical Criticisms | Arthur Johnstone

British Dictionary definitions for Kubelik


/ (Czech ˈkubɛliːk) /

  1. Raphael (ˈraːfaɛl). 1914–96, Czech conductor and composer

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