Definition of Landowska

1. Noun. United States harpsichordist (born in Poland) who helped to revive modern interest in the harpsichord (1879-1959).

Exact synonyms: Wanda Landowska
Generic synonyms: Harpsichordist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landowska

Land of the Dragon
Land of the Free
Land of the Leal
Land of the Long White Cloud
Land of the Rising Sun
Landau-Ramanujan constant
Landolfi's sign
Landolt's bodies
Landouzy-Dejerine dystrophy
Landry's paralysis
Landry-Guillain-Barre syndrome
Landry syndrome
Landschutz tumour
Landsteiner-Donath test
Landstrom's muscle

Literary usage of Landowska

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"landowska, Wanda, 1882- How Chopin played Chopin, por. Musician 18: 92. F. '13. Lands, Public. See Public lands. Landscape. Krc al«o Preservation of ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"—WANDA landowska ONE fine morning in the summer of 1904, a van drew up at our door and from it emerged Arnold Dolmetsch and a harpsichord. ..."

3. Music (1899)
"A veritable novelty at this concert was Bach's D minor concerto for three claviere with string orchestra, played by the Misses Koch, landowska and Siebold, ..."

4. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"Histoire de la musique (1910; 3d ed. 1913); for the series 'Maîtres de la Musique' he is preparing a biogr. of Brahms (1917). landowska [-dohv'-l, Wanda, b. ..."

5. Baltzell's Dictionary of Musicians: Containing Concise Biographical Sketches Winton James Baltzell by Winton James Baltzell (1918)
"landowska (lan-dof'-ska), Wanda, pst., harpsichord player. b. Warsaw, 1877. Pupil of Michalowski at Conservatory and of Urban and Moszkowski; ..."

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