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Webern

[ vey-bern; German vey-buhrn ]
/ ˈveɪ bərn; German ˈveɪ bərn /
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noun
An·ton von [ahn-tohn fuhn], /ˈɑn toʊn fən/, 1883–1945, Austrian composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for Webern

Webern
/ (German ˈveːbərn) /

noun
Anton von (ˈantoːn fɔn). 1883–1945, Austrian composer; pupil of Schoenberg, whose twelve-tone technique he adopted. His works include those for chamber ensemble, such as Five Pieces for Orchestra (1911–13)
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