Mahler, Gustav

Mahler, Gustav
   Austrian musician. Born in Kalischt, Bohemia, he studied at the Vienna Conservatory and worked in several operatic companies in Kassel, Prague and Leipzig. He later became musical director of the Budapest Opera and at the Hamburg Municipal Theatre. He converted to Catholicism and became Kapellmeister at the Vienna Court Opera, and later artistic director. Subsequently he became guest conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, and later the New York Philharmonic. His reputation is based largely on ten symphonies and song cycles.

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  • Mahler, Gustav — born July 7, 1860, Kaliště, Bohemia, Austrian Empire died May 18, 1911, Vienna, Austria Austrian Jewish composer and conductor. He attended the Vienna Conservatory, where he studied piano and composition. He wrote his first significant work, the… …   Universalium

  • Mahler, Gustav — (1860–1911)    Of Jewish extraction and born in the kingdom of Bohemia, part of today’s Czech Republic, Mahler excelled as a director and a composer. During his conservatory studies in Vienna, where he studied privately with Anton Bruckner,… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Mahler, Gustav — (1860–1911)    Austrian composer and conductor. For a decade from 1897 Mahler was the celebrated music director of the Imperial Opera in Vienna, an appointment for which he was required to accept baptism as a Catholic. He was later a guest… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Mahler,Gustav — Mah·ler (mäʹlər), Gustav. 1860 1911. Austrian composer and conductor of the Vienna State Opera House (1897 1907) whose completed works, most notably Das Lied von der Erde (1908) and Symphony Number 9 (1909), are unrestricted by conventional… …   Universalium

  • Mahler, Gustav — ► (1860 1911) Compositor austríaco. En 1880 inició su actividad como compositor con El canto del dolor. Compuso también una colección de lieder (Cantos de un pequeño errante) con acompañamiento orquestal. En 1888 acabó su Primera sinfonía llamada …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mahler — Mahler, Gustav …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gustav Mahler — (1892) Gustav Mahler (* 7. Juli 1860 in Kalischt, Böhmen; † 18. Mai 1911 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Komponist im Übergang von der Spätromantik zur Moderne. Er war nicht nur einer der bedeuten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gustav Mahler — «Mahler» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Mahler (desambiguación). Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler en 1909 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gustav Mahler — Mahler redirects here. For the 1974 film, see Mahler (film). For other people with the surname, see Mahler (surname). Gustav Mahler, photographed in 1907 at the end of his period as …   Wikipedia

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