Rubinstein Rubinshteyn, Anton Grigor’yevich (opera)
- Richard Taruskin
(b Vïkhvatintsï on the Dnestr, nr Balta, Ukraine [Podoliya], 16/28 Nov 1829; d Peterhof [now Petrodvorets], nr St Petersburg, 8/20 Nov 1894). Russian composer, pianist and conductor.
The greatest instrumental virtuoso Russia ever produced, Rubinstein was an enormously energetic personality who, by founding the Russian Musical Society (...