Saturday, January 19, 2008

Webern, Anton


(1888-1945),
Austrian composer and conductor, obtained doctorate degree from Vienna University, studied with Schoenberg, whose atonal musical system he adopted, but with some individual changes, one of the outstanding members of the Schoenberg circle. he composed 5 symphonies, orchestral and chamber music. He was the winner of Vienna State prize in 1924.

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