Anton Rubinstein

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Birthday
28, 1829
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 20, 1894 (64)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1829
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 20, 1894 (64)

About

Founder of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory and transitional figure in the life of Russian art and culture.

Before Fame

He was denied enrollment at the Paris Conservatoire.

Trivia

He thrived on piano history and once held a series of seven consecutive concerts that covered the history of piano music.

Family Life

His younger brother, Nikolai Rubinstein, was the founder of the Moscow Conservatory.

Associated With

He was Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's composition teacher.