|Birth Day||April 1, 1866|
|Age||153 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 27, 1924 (age 58)|
Child Prodigy who came under the influence of
He studied with Composer Wilhelm Mayer in Graz and
He held to the philosophy, "Music was born free; and to win freedom is its destiny," which had an impact on his students, including Future 20th-century innovators Percy Grainger and Edgard Varèse.
He was born into a musical family: his father Ferdinando was a clarinetist, and his mother Anna was a Pianist.
His composition Concert Piece for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 31a, won him the 1890 Anton Rubinstein Competition.