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Arthur Rubinstein (January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a Polish-born American pianist. He received international acclaim for his performances of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Johannes Brahms and his championing of the music of Spanish composers. He is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Rubinstein died in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 20, 1982, at the age of 95, and his body was cremated. On the first anniversary of his death, an urn holding his ashes was buried in Jerusalem — as specified in his will — in a dedicated plot now dubbed "Rubinstein Forest" overlooking the Jerusalem Forest.
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 06.08.2009 Photo number: 10463 Views: 59k
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