Zillig, Winfried, 1905-1963Alternative names
Zillig had been a student of Arnold Schoenberg. In the item of 1954 Zillig indicates that he had received a telegram from Alma Mahler (apparently concerning the eighth symphony) which he had read aloud to all his colleagues at a rehearsal just before the performance. In Alma's letter of 1962 she implies that she had never met Zillig in person.
From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, 1954, 1962. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864880