Zemlinsky [Zemlinszky], Alexander (opera) (von)
- Alfred Clayton
(b Vienna, Oct 14, 1871; d Larchmont, ny, March 15, 1942). Austrian composer and conductor. He received his musical training at the Vienna Conservatory (1884–92), where he studied the piano with Anton Door and composition with Robert and J. N. Fuchs. Most of his early chamber and orchestral works take their bearings from Brahms, who discussed some of them with Zemlinsky and recommended the Clarinet Trio op.3 to his publisher Simrock. The Trio and the Second Symphony (...