Gustav Mahler Quiz
His music arouses as much controversy as any classical composer. But what do you know about his music, and the man himself? 12 Questions.
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In which modern European country was Gustav Mahler born?
How many children did Gustav Mahler's mother have?
Gustav Mahler's father, Bernard, owned what sort of business in the town of Iglau?
Which unusual instrument is not used in Gustav Mahler's 6th symphony?
Which is not the nickname of a Gustav Mahler symphony?
Symphony of a Thousand
Gustav Mahler's longest symphony is the 3rd. How many movements does it have?
Which English composer claimed that he "didn't sleep for two nights" after hearing Gustav Mahler conduct a performance of "Tristan und Isolde" in London?
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Which was the last symphony to be performed in Gustav Mahler's lifetime?
Gustav Mahler left Vienna in 1907 to take up a conducting post in which city?
Gustav Mahler's wife Alma had an affair with Walter Gropius in 1910, and married him in 1915. What was Gropius's profession?
What medical condition did Gustav Mahler succumb to?
Where was Gustav Mahler's critically acclaimed 8th symphony premiered?
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