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Webern, Anton von

Line breaks: Anton von Web¦ern
Pronunciation: /ˈveɪb(ə)n
 
, ˈveːbɐn/

Definition of Webern, Anton von in English:

( 1883–1945), Austrian composer, a leading exponent of serialism; full name Anton Friedrich Ernst von Webern. His music is marked by its brevity: the atonal Five Pieces for Orchestra (1911–13) lasts under a minute.

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