Gustav Mahler

7 July 1860–18 May 1911 (Age 50)
Kalischt, Deutschbrod, Bohemia, Austria

The Life Summary of Gustav

When Gustav Mahler was born on 7 July 1860, in Kalischt, Deutschbrod, Bohemia, Austria, his father, Bernard Baruch Mahler, was 32 and his mother, Maria Hermann, was 23. He married Alma Margrethe Maria Schindler on 9 March 1902, in Vienna, Austria. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 18 May 1911, in Vienna, Austria, at the age of 50, and was buried in Grinzing, Vienna, Austria.

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Gustav Mahler
Alma Margrethe Maria Schindler
Marriage: 9 March 1902
Maria Anna Mahler
Anna Justine Mahler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1902Vienna, Austria
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    Prussia attacks Austria.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 15
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Ernst, Kurt, Heinz, Aloysius, Claus, Franz, Gottfried, Guenther, Hans, Hermann, Ilse, Juergen.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (also Mähler); Danish: occupational name for a painter, especially a painter of stained glass, from an agent derivative of German malen to paint (Middle High German mālen, Old High German mālōn ‘to mark’, from māl ‘point, mark’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Gustay Mahler in entry for Dr Walter Gropius, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    • Gustav Mahler in entry for Franz Werfel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    • Gustay Mahler in entry for Franz Werfel, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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