Monday, December 24, 2012

Rubinstein, Nikolai

Nikolai Grigoryevich Rubinstein(1835-1881), Russian pianist, composer and conductor, younger brother of Anton, studied piano with mother first, then studied in Berlin, then back to Moscow and studied there, later founded the Moscow Conservatory in 1866, and was director to 1881; a strong proponent of music of the new nationalist Russian School during the 1860's and 1870's.

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