Hilarious violinist anagrams

April 24, 2007 at 03:31 AM · Violinist anagrams

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May 3, 2007 at 06:16 PM · Oscar Shumsky:

Uh, rocks my ass.

May 3, 2007 at 11:02 PM · Should I be worried that my full name (Emil Israel Chudnovsky) anagrams out as "Demon ravishes luckily"?

May 4, 2007 at 02:01 AM · Count yourself lucky, I can't get anything whatsoever out of my name.

Edit: No, people, that is NOT carte-blanche to start messing with my name...

May 4, 2007 at 02:19 AM · Grey amateur hahahahahahahaha

May 4, 2007 at 07:44 PM · Arm eater guy. :)

Or gal.

May 4, 2007 at 10:48 PM · I can get "Magyar" out of it, but then all I can make of the leftover letters is "tree", with a lone "u" floating around in space. :( And it's not even 13 letters--see the superstitions thread.

May 4, 2007 at 11:27 PM · Sydney Menees:

Seen enemy Syd?

May 5, 2007 at 04:09 AM · LOL!

May 5, 2007 at 04:21 AM · Hmmmmm.

"Los Angeles Philharmonic"

comes out:

"Poser-ish, nonmagical hell."

Oh dear!

May 5, 2007 at 04:23 AM · New York Philharmonic:

Wrinkly champion hero

I could do this all day!

May 5, 2007 at 07:29 AM · dang if the Berlin Philarmonic could just have mustered up a d one could have a telegram from a distraught English teacher-

phonic harm- ill in be(d)



May 5, 2007 at 08:05 AM · Buri, just use Olde English:

"phonic harm'd ill in bed."

-still pretty stanky, but at least it works. I'd say Emil wins the prize.

May 5, 2007 at 08:17 AM · Sander Marcus: sarcasm under

violinist dot com: Clod visit motion.

May 5, 2007 at 08:22 AM · OK, one has to be a bit liberal with the meaning of one "small" word, but since I can't come up with anything better:

Paganini Caprice = Pica grace in pain.

May 5, 2007 at 11:41 AM · My anagrammatical name isn't as bad as my name backwards - rednas sucram

May 5, 2007 at 12:39 PM · Here are some famous violinist anagrams:

Maxim Vengerov = "Mix grave venom"....

David Oistrakh = "Dvorak said 'hit'"!

Vadim Repin = "VIP in dream"

Anne Sophie Mutter = "Menuhin Operettas" (I never knew that Menuhin wrote operettas!!!

Niccolo Paganini = "No picnic in a gaol" (and I might add, out of a gaol/jail too!!)

And finally....

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart = "A famous German waltz god"!!!!! (I thought that was Strauss or something...)

May 5, 2007 at 01:08 PM · Antonio Stradivari = Rat adroit invasion

Were rats the secret to his varnish?

May 5, 2007 at 01:58 PM · Jakob Steiner - ask beer joint

Guarneri Del Jesu - a rude jingle user

Charles Gounod - school are dung

Franz Liszt - sizzl'n frat

(sorry - sizzl'n fart)

Henryk Wieniewski - winky wiener hikes

May 5, 2007 at 01:53 PM · OMG, Sander, take back that one about Liszt!! (*infuriated glare*)


I'll come up with some good ones too, just gimme a minute....

May 5, 2007 at 02:19 PM · Just saw this thread... I was completely delighted when my husband pointed out that my name "Mariana Levin" anagrams to "In Ravel Mania"!!

May 5, 2007 at 02:49 PM · I cheated though. I used the original poster's anagram machine...

For the record, Robin's full name anagrams out as In Bizarre Hotel. So between my demonic ravishing and her choice of bizarre lodgings, we have a VERY seedy meeting, with theological overtones.

May 5, 2007 at 03:06 PM · Sander, that sounds like it ought to mean "Do you take sugar?" in Latin.

Should this warning be on your violin case, Maura?

"Rue - may grate"

Or Nicola Benedetti:

"Not lite; ace in bed"

May 5, 2007 at 03:18 PM · Ooh, thanks for pointing out the anagram machine Emil, hadn't noticed it:

Zoltan Kodaly = "Not OK lazy lad."

Bela Bartok = "Bloke at bar."

Then, today being Saturday after all, I started trying famous soccer players' names:

Thierry Henry = "Hey! Try 'n' hirer."

Steven Gerrard = "Reverent drags."

Ronaldinho = "Hard in loon."

Frank Lampard = "Park farmland" (about as imaginative as his goal-scoring attempts...haha)

Milan Baros = "...is abnormal." (my personal favorite!)

May 5, 2007 at 03:30 PM · Whoa! This one is weird! "Saparmurat Niyazov", e.g. the nasty, massively egotistical former dictator of Turkmenistan, anagrams to "I am zany, vast uproar."

Edit: Hmm, and his successor, Kurbanguly Berdymuhammedow, anagrams to "Break down maybe ugly humdrum." Interesting....

May 5, 2007 at 03:31 PM · OOooooh.....*snicker*....the President of Russia, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, anagrams to "Void vivid, triumphal criminal." This is fascinating. :)

May 5, 2007 at 03:35 PM · OK, this one tops everything: "Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin" anagrams to "Sexy, prankish, huge deliverance."

I'm logging off now, before I officially fry my brain...

Edit: OK, so I lied. "Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov" = "Murkily, I'm the convivial hero."

May 5, 2007 at 03:39 PM · Guess who these four lads are:

"Pay 'Mr Clean-Cut'"

"On Jl 'n' on hen."

"Ogreish groaner."

"Rigors rant."

May 5, 2007 at 03:41 PM · violin teacher: Achieve it lorn!

Oh - a evil cretin!

viola section: inactive solo

Paganini: gain pain!

Elvis: Lives :)

May 5, 2007 at 03:42 PM · Ludwig van Beethoven: "Ugh! New, involved beat!"

Claude Debussy: "Busy scale dude."

Maurice Ravel: "Valium career." (ouch...)

And, the crowning indignity: "Mara von Geretyi", my lucky 14-letter violinist stage name that I came up with on the superstitions thread, anagrams to "Meagre or vanity." I really am logging off now.

May 5, 2007 at 09:01 PM · You folks were using a software program?


I spent about an hour on that Paganini thing. I gotta' get with the times .......

May 5, 2007 at 10:53 PM · Dorothy Delay...Yodel: Dry Oath

(hand made)

May 6, 2007 at 03:55 AM · I did NOT use the software thing for my name.

May 6, 2007 at 04:14 AM · Syd--the software comes up with "Enemy ends yes" for you. :)

LOL...on the software, they say "enter your full name, e.g. "Anthony Charles Lynton Blair"" (Tony Blair's full name.) Take a look at what THAT comes out as.

May 6, 2007 at 09:47 AM · Oh, how fun! My own name produces:

"My soaring elms!"

"Salmon is germy."

"Soil my mangers."

"Miserly mangos"

"Slangy memoirs"

Shoot I gotta go to bed!

Ms. Gleamy Rosin

May 6, 2007 at 11:47 AM · "Soil my mangers"

! ! !

Emily, you and Emil have GOT to get together!

May 6, 2007 at 03:11 PM · I just tried with my nom de plume, and it came out so obscene I'm not even going to post it....

May 6, 2007 at 04:05 PM · A few years ago I was interested in Islam, and at first was pleased that my name contained the word Islam. However on further investigation my name has (at least) two possible anagrams.

shot in Islam


hot Islam sin

Gulp, I'm not converting.

May 6, 2007 at 04:46 PM · Mine is not really repeatable.... lol

"Sleazy hackeray" - it doesn't even get better when I use my middle name. :(

May 6, 2007 at 05:17 PM · Arcangelo Corelli - cool GI carnal leer

Bedrich Smetana - cash meant bride

Johann Pachelbel - a job help channel

Albert Roussel - ol arses blurt

May 6, 2007 at 06:26 PM · 'A vitriolic nastiness.'

Hmmm. Well, he WAS Stern.

May 6, 2007 at 06:29 PM · 'Hi, dingwort.'

Hi to you too, you little s#$t. How YOU doin?

'Dig. throw in.'

That quick to get rid of me, huh?

May 6, 2007 at 06:37 PM · "Bedrich Smetana - cash meant bride"

Nice, the Bartered Bride is right there in his name. :)

May 6, 2007 at 06:42 PM · And over in France, I see "Lazy as in crooks" has defeated "See large loony" in the runoff election...

May 6, 2007 at 10:12 PM · Joshua Bell comes out (by hand)

a Jello Bush


All capitals still in place by the way...

I can see it jiggling already.

May 7, 2007 at 01:25 AM · My full name came out "Heavy as Lachrymose Praise." A little depressing actually...

May 7, 2007 at 02:55 AM · the best anagrams I found (with the software): Yes, I to, after trying it by hand, had to try the convenience and hype of the software addition (edition even), but have worn out my free trial period of so many anagrams.

Atmosphere in Tune


Anne Sophie Mutter

(Posh neat Mutineer, and

Honest, impure neat are both nice too)

Madman got far: Zeus aglow

for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


A famous German waltz God


Naked ex folk-lore

rare jib

Is the best I can find for my own name so far!?

pretty bad


Lax, fine joke or dark rebel

is one too..

I'm sure that will just make your whole day!

May 7, 2007 at 06:04 AM · too funny!

Reading the early ones again. Sander' name backwards - "rednas sucram" sounds like an exotic species of Maple.

-Might make a nice fiddle!

May 7, 2007 at 08:25 AM · These can't possibly be true, can they?

Nikoli Rimsky Korsakov

kooky violin marks risk

Bela Bartok

a brat bloke

Fritz Kreisler

klerk fires zit (that was a struggle!)

at least the anagrams don't seem to suit the personality or destiny of the name holder. Very reassuring.

May 7, 2007 at 11:34 AM · Allan: Thanks for the support. I don't know if I'm make a nice fiddle, but my wife tells me she can play me like a fiddle.

:) Sandy

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