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As a young man, Zemlinsky had a brief but intense affair with Alma Schindler, but she broke off their relationship abruptly in favour of Gustav Mahler, whom she married soon after. Zemlinsky expunged many of his feelings about Alma through his music.

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Tue 24 Apr 2007 20:45

Composers A to Z


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