For questions about the Austro-Bohemian Romantic composer Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) and his music.

Gustav Mahler (1860–1911) was an Austro-Bohemian composer of the Romantic era of Western classical music. During his lifetime, he mainly worked as a conductor, frequently interpreting the works of Richard Wagner and Anton Bruckner in particular, whereas composing was a part-time activity. While the reception to his works was controversial in his lifetime, he was prescient that "My time will yet come". Indeed, today Mahler's works are counted among the most recorded symphonies.


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