He was known as a conductor, his career took him to Vienna (Vienna Court Opera) and later, New York (the New York Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera). He wrote 10 symphonies (all are very lengthy, in a good way) and WSO is playing the first symphony, "Titan". I will write about it in the next entry. But today, let's follow the footsteps of Mahler during his time in Vienna. I felt I had to visit all those places while I was there last summer. So here are the photos!
The pebbles on top of the grave is by Jewish tradition -- he converted to Catholicism in order to secure his post as a music director of the Vienna Court Opera.