Definition of Webern, Anton von in English:

Webern, Anton von

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Webern, Anton von

/ˈvābərn/