Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

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Fun Facts

  • Mahler`s interest in music started at age 6 when he discovered a piano in his grandfather’s attic. Four years later, he gave his first public performance.
  • Mahler’s music is featured on more than 100 film soundtracks.
  • Mahler was known to have an odd, jerky walk. His daughter believes it was caused due to his habit of frequently changing rhythms.

Get to know Mahler in this video by Columbus Symphony Hornist Adam Koch!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Mahler’s Music

  • None at this time

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