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Nikolai Rubinstein
(1835-81)
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Other names: Nikolay Grigor'yevich Rubinshteyn[E6T]

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Russian pianist, conductor, and teacher.[E6T]
Studied piano with Kullak and harmony and counterpoint with Dehn, and later toured Russia as a child virtuoso.[E6T]

Studied medicine to avoid conscription, and graduated in 1855.[E6T]
Some of his pupils included Taneyev, Ziloti, and Emil Sauer; he taught harmony to Tchaikovsky who later composed the Piano Trio in A minor in his memory.[E6T]
Brother of Anton Rubinstein.[E6T]

Place of birth: Moscow[E6T]
Place of death: Paris[E6T]

 

 

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