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Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)

Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. His musical output comprised mainly of symphonic and song cycles requiring mammoth orchestras and often choruses. Sadly, Mahler never experienced popularity as a composer during his lifetime, not nearly as much as ... See full bio »

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Children of Men Soundtrack
Shutter Island Soundtrack
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 2017 Chorty (music) (completed)
 2021 Lenore (Short) (composer: Songs of a Wayfarer)
 2021 Even Iron Breaks (Short) (soundtrack)
 2019 Mahler's Titan: The Romance, Death and Triumph of a Young Musician (Documentary) (composer: Symphony No. 1)
 2019 On Mahler's Songs of a Wayfarer (Documentary short) (Composer: Songs of a Wayfarer)
 2018 Gedichte (Short) (stock music)
 2017 One man's fortune (Short) (stock music)
 2016 An Afterthought (Short) (composer: theme music)
 2016 Mahler's 2nd Symphony (TV Special)
 2016 Offenbacher (Short) (music - as Maler)
 2015 Another Wannabe Model (Short) (music by)
 2015 Everywhere & Forever: Mahler's Song of the Earth (Documentary) (Composer: Das Lied von der Erde - The Song of the Earth)
 2015 Clássicos (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
 2015/I A Flower (Short) (music)
 2014 Modus Operandi (Short) (composer: additional music)
 2014 Povratak posljednjeg (Documentary short) (stock music)
 2014 Around the World in 50 Concerts (Documentary) (featured music)
 2014 New World Symphony Wallcast(TM) Concert 6 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2013/II Ataraxia (Short) (composer: theme music: Sinfonía No. 2)
 2013 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 6 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2012 New World Symphony Wallcast Tm Concert 8 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2011 Of Love, Death and Beyond: Exploring Mahler's 'Resurrection' Symphony (Documentary) (composer: 2nd Symphony "Resurrection")
 2011 New World Symphony Wallcast Concert 5 (Video documentary) (stock music)
 2009 Hölderlin-Fragmente (Short) (composer: stock music)
 2007 Splendid Isolation III (Video short)
 2006 Que mi nombre no se borre de la historia (TV Movie documentary) (sound track)
 2004 What the Universe Tells Me: Unraveling the Mysteries of Mahler's Third Symphony (Documentary) (composer: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor)
 2000 Nightcap (composer: additional music - as Mahler)
 1998 Confession (TV Mini Series documentary) (composer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (composer: song "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" from "Kindertotenlieder")
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (composer: song "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" from "Kindertotenlieder")
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (composer: song "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" from "Kindertotenlieder")
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (composer: song "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" from "Kindertotenlieder")
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (composer: song "Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen" from "Kindertotenlieder")
 1997 A Whispering in the Mountain of Things (TV Movie documentary) (non original music)
 1995 Dukhovnye golosa. Iz dnevnikov voyny. Povestvovanie v pyati chastyakh (Documentary) (composer: song "Wenn dein Mütterlein tritt zur Tür herein" from "Kindertotenlieder")
 1992 Mirror of the Planet (music by)
 1990 Freek de Jonge: De goeroe & de dissident (TV Special documentary) (stock music)
 1986 Võõra nime all (TV Movie) (composer: additional music)
 1985 Bernstein on Mahler (TV Movie documentary) (composer: selected works)
 1985 Tampopo (with selections from)
 1985 The Book of Mary (Short) (composer: stock music - as Mahler)
 1985 Inferno (Pakao) (Documentary short) (composer: stock music)
 1978 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary) (music by - 1 episode)
- Haitink Conducts Mahler (1978) ... (music by - as Mahler)
 1975 Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 8 (TV Special) (music by)
 1972 Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 (TV Movie) (music)
 1971 Death in Venice (stock music)
 1967 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Gustav Mahler: Symphonie n°2 (1967) ... (music)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Lorenzo's Oil (1992) - Soundtrack (Symphony No. 5 in C Sharp Minor-Adagietto) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mahler | Maler


5' 4" (1.63 m)


Alma Maria Schindler  (his death)  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

The Symphony is like the world. It must contain everything. See more »


Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 383-384. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

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