Rubinstein

[roo-bin-stahyn; Russian roo-byin-shtyeyn; Polish roo-been-stahyn]
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noun

An·ton [an-ton; Russian uhn-tawn] /ˈæn tɒn; Russian ʌnˈtɔn/, 1829–94, Russian pianist and composer.
Arthur or Ar·tur [ahr-ter; Polish ahr-toor] /ˈɑr tər; Polish ˈɑr tur/, 1887–1982, U.S. pianist, born in Poland.

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Contemporary Examples of rubinstein

  • Rubinstein was pushed out of Apple by Ive, who had clashed with Rubinstein and gave Jobs an ultimatum—he goes or I go.

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    Steve Jobs, Unvarnished

    Dan Lyons

    October 24, 2011

  • He has unkind things to say about Rubinstein, Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Barack Obama, Google chairman Eric Schmidt, and others.

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    Steve Jobs, Unvarnished

    Dan Lyons

    October 24, 2011

Historical Examples of rubinstein

  • Even Rubinstein failed to divine the extent of the strain under which he labored.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • Rubinstein was all courtesy, all geniality, all encouragement.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • The trouble in Rubinstein's mind now stepped forth to his face.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • It was as if Liszt or Rubinstein had been at the piano and she had been turning over the music.

    The Immortal

    Alphonse Daudet

  • He is a reincarnation of Chopin, with almost the added virility of a Rubinstein.

    Musical Criticisms

    Arthur Johnstone


British Dictionary definitions for rubinstein

Rubinstein

noun

Anton Grigorevich (anˈtɔn ɡriˈɡɔrjɪvitʃ). 1829–94, Russian composer and pianist
Artur (ˈartur). 1886–1982, US pianist, born in Poland
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