Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation.

Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic Austrian composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation.

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Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was a late Romantic composer, whose later Symphonies and Song Cycles gave a foretaste of modern atonality. His symphonies were on a grand scale, often lasting more than an hour and played by huge orchestras. He had a significant influence on later composers and his most popular piece is the Adagietto from his 5th symphony used in the movie "Death in Venice".

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) was a late Romantic composer, whose later Symphonies and Song Cycles gave a foretaste of modern atonality. His symphonies were on a grand scale, often lasting more than an hour and played by huge orchestras. He had a significant influence on later composers and his most popular piece is the Adagietto from his 5th symphony used in the movie "Death in Venice".

Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer who bridged the gap between the classical music of the 19th century and modern classical.

Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer who bridged the gap between the classical music of the 19th century and modern classical.

Gustav Mahler in New York City, 1910.  Mahler served as principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera from 1908-1911.

Gustav Mahler in New York City, 1910. Mahler served as principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera from 1908-1911.

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