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Vienna in Landstrasse, Wien, Austria
 

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

 
 
Gustav Mahler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
1. Gustav Mahler Marker
Inscription.
Am 3. Juni 1945 wurde die Kunst des
groszen Musikers dem österreichischen
Kulturleben wiedergegeben.


[English translation:]
On June 3, 1945 the art of this great musician was again made part of Austrian cultural life.
 
Location. 48° 12.042′ N, 16° 22.627′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Landstrasse. Marker is at the intersection of Lothringerstrasse and Lisztstrasse, on the right when traveling north on Lothringerstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Lothringerstrasse 20, Vienna, Wien 1030, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonard Bernstein (here, next to this marker); Die "Grosse Strasse" / The "Great Road" (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Schubert (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Feng Shan Ho (about 150 meters away); Palais Erzherzog Ludwig Viktor / Palace of Archduke Ludwig Viktor (about 180 meters away); Professor Friedrich Hacker (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dr. Otto Willmann (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Kurt Gödel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
More about this marker. The marker is
Gustav Mahler Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
2. Gustav Mahler Marker - Wide View
The Mahler marker is just to the left of the green doors, with the Bernstein marker being on the right.
just to the south of the main entrance of the Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna Concert Hall.
 
Also see . . .  Gustav Mahler (Wikipedia). Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860, Kaliště in Bohemia, now Czech Republic – 18 May 1911, Vienna in Austria-Hungary) was an Austrian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation. As a composer he acted as a bridge between the 19th century Austro-German tradition and the modernism of the early 20th century. While in his lifetime his status as a conductor was established beyond question, his own music gained wide popularity only after periods of relative neglect which included a ban on its performance in much of Europe during the Nazi era. After 1945 his compositions were rediscovered and championed by a new generation of listeners; Mahler then became one of the most frequently performed and recorded of all composers, a position he has sustained into the 21st century. (Submitted on July 5, 2017.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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