Anne Ozorio ([log in to unmask]) wrote:
>Alma Mahler, in her own words wasa great composer suffocated by her
>husband. In fact her limited output has been polished and repolished
>by her teacher/boyfriend Zemlinsky and by that terrible husband without
>whom I really don't believe her music would be heard today. (grin)
Unfortunately Alma's own words always need to be taken cum grano salis.
He was honest upfront before they married, that there would only be room
for one composer in the household.
And in my wildest dreams I can't imagine that Alma could ever have been
half the composer her husband was.
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