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Mahler, Gustav Syllabification: Mah·ler, Gustav
Pronunciation: /ˈmälər/

Definition of Mahler, Gustav in English:

(1860–1911), Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist. His works, which include symphonies and songs, form a link between romanticism and the experimentalism of Schoenberg.


Pronunciation: /mäˈle(ə)rēən/
Example sentences
  • The Third Symphony is based on a Mahlerian counterpoint between life's joy and its attendant sorrow; one cannot exist without the other.
  • The program is positively Mahlerian, and indeed, Bloch was an early admirer of Mahler, having heard the second symphony under the composer's baton.
  • To round up, this double album will always have a place on any Mahlerian shelf and the wonderful Schubert is indeed a superb bonus.
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