Landowska
biographical name Wanda Louise 1879-1959 Polish pianist

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  • Landowska — Landowska, Wanda …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Landowska — [län dō̂f′skä] Wanda [vän′dä] 1879 1959; U.S. harpsichordist, born in Poland …   English World dictionary

  • Landowska — Wanda Landowska Wanda (Aleksandra) Landowska (* 5. Juli 1879 in Warschau, Polen; † 16. August 1959 in Lakeville, Connecticut) war eine polnische Cembalistin und Pianistin. Landowska erhielt ihren ersten Klav …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Landowska — noun United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879 1959) • Syn: ↑Wanda Landowska • Instance Hypernyms: ↑harpsichordist * * * /lan dawf skeuh, dof /; Pol. /lahn dawf skah/, n. Wanda… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landowska — /lan dawf skeuh, dof /; Pol. /lahn dawf skah/, n. Wanda /won deuh/; Pol. /vahn dah/, 1879 1959, Polish harpsichordist, in the U.S. after 1940. * * * …   Universalium

  • Landowska — Landọwska,   Wanda, polnische Cembalistin und Pianistin, * Warschau 5. 7. 1879, ✝ Lakeville (Conneticut) 16. 8. 1959; lehrte in Paris und Berlin sowie an der von ihr 1927 gegründeten École de Musique Ancienne in Saint Leu la Forêt (Département… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Landowska — Lan•dow•ska [[t]lænˈdɔf skə, ˈdɒf [/t]] n. big Wan•da [[t]ˈwɒn də[/t]] 1879–1959, Polish harpsichordist …   From formal English to slang

  • Landowska — /lænˈdɒfskə/ (say lan dofskuh) noun Wanda /ˈvændə/ (say vanduh), 1879–1959, US harpsichordist born in Poland …   Australian English dictionary

  • LANDOWSKA, WANDA — (1879–1959), harpsichordist, pianist, and composer. Born in Warsaw, Landowska bean to play the piano at the age of four. She studied at the Warsaw Conservatory with Michaełowski and in Berlin (1896) with Moszkowski (piano and composition). In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • LANDOWSKA (W.) — LANDOWSKA WANDA (1879 1959) Que serait le clavecin aujourd’hui sans la persévérante action de Wanda Landowska? Elle naît à Varsovie, étudie le piano dans sa ville natale, puis à Berlin, avant de se fixer à Paris (1900) sur les conseils d’Henri… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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