Анто́н Григо́рьевич

November 28, 1829, Vikhvatinets, Podolsk, Russia (now Ofatinți, Transnistria, Moldova).

November 20, 1894, Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Tikhvin Cemetery, Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Saint Petersburg, Russia.


A pianist, composer and conductor, Rubinstein founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. His elder brother, Nikolai Rubinstein, founded the Moscow Conservatory. Anton is also remembered as the composition teacher of Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

Rubinstein was well known for his series of historical recitals—seven consecutive concerts covering the history of piano music. Rubinstein played this series throughout Russia, Eastern Europe and America.

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