Remembering Pianist Arthur Rubinstein – Born On This Day 129 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Arthur Rubinstein

Preeminent Polish-American pianist Arthur Rubinstein was born on this day in 1887 – 129 years ago.

Passing away in 1982, aged 95, he is remembered as one of the finest pianists of the 20th century.

A student of Karl Heinrich Barth, Maestro Rubinstein was best known as a recitalist and concerto soloist, although he was also considered an outstanding chamber musician – partnering with such luminaries as Henryk Szeryng, Jascha Heifetz, Pablo Casals, Gregor Piatigorsky and the Guarneri String Quartet.

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ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN, JASCHA HEIFETZ AND GREGOR PIATIGORSKY | MENDELSSOHN | TRIO IN D MINOR | 1ST MVT

 

 

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ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN & HENRYK SZERYNG | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 5 ‘SPRING’ | 2ND MVT

 

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ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN | CHOPIN COLLECTION 

 

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ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN & GUARNERI STRING QUARTET | BRAHMS | PIANO QUINTET IN F MINOR, OP. 34

 

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