Anton Webern was one of the most important figures of twentieth century music. Next to Alban Berg and Arnold Schoenberg was a representative of the so-called. Second Viennese School, wrote only 31 (most very short) songs, but became the spiritual father to many avant-garde composers of the second half of the twentieth century. At the end of World War II, the composer fled from Vienna to Mittersill near Salzburg, whereof 15 September 1945 The went to visit her married daughter, Christine. When he came out on the porch to smoke a favorite cigar, was accidentally shot in the stomach by American soldiers and died on the way to the hospital.
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