^International who's who in classical music Europa Publications Limited - 2007
^Conductors on record John L. Holmes - 1982 "Clemencic, Rene (b. 1928). Born in Vienna. Clemencic was educated at the Vienna University and studied further in France, Holland and Germany. He is director of the Capella Musica Antiqua and of the Drama Musicum in Vienna,"
^John Mansfield Thomson Recorder profiles 1972 p77 "Rene Clemencic also specialises in contemporary music and at Warsaw in 1969 performed his own work Meraviglia ('Wonder'). ... 'In my own compositions I want to rediscover music as something actual, something born at this moment,"