Alma Mahler

1879 - 1964

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Alma Mahler-Werfel (born Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler; 31 August 1879 – 11 December 1964) was an Austrian composer, author, editor, and socialite. Musically active from her early years, she was the composer of nearly fifty songs for voice and piano, and works in other genres as well. 17 songs are known to have survived. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alma Mahler has received more than 939,888 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Alma Mahler is the 93rd most popular composer (up from 111th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Austria (up from 100th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Composer.

Alma Mahler is most famous for being the wife of composer Gustav Mahler and for her affair with architect Walter Gropius.

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Over the past year Alma Mahler has had the most page views in the with 192,520 views, followed by English (130,721), and Spanish (50,696). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kazakh (594.52%), Serbo-Croatian (229.98%), and Catalan (118.39%)


Among composers, Alma Mahler ranks 93 out of 1,451Before her are François Couperin, Luigi Cherubini, Luigi Boccherini, Pietro Mascagni, Olivier Messiaen, and Guillaume Du Fay. After her are César Franck, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Léo Delibes, and John Cage.

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Among people born in 1879, Alma Mahler ranks 12Before her are Emperor Taishō, Max von Laue, Otto Hahn, Franz von Papen, Francis Picabia, and Emiliano Zapata. After her are Owen Willans Richardson, Symon Petliura, Milutin Milanković, Hans Luther, Rudolf von Laban, and Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Among people deceased in 1964, Alma Mahler ranks 5Before her are Jawaharlal Nehru, Douglas MacArthur, Herbert Hoover, and Paul of Greece. After her are Victor Francis Hess, Norbert Wiener, Leo Szilard, Ian Fleming, Rachel Carson, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, and James Franck.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alma Mahler ranks 75 out of 1,424Before her are Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Alban Berg (1885), Carl Czerny (1791), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), and Maria Carolina of Austria (1752). After her are Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855), Otto Wagner (1841), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Peter Drucker (1909), Anna Freud (1895), and Victor Francis Hess (1883).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Alma Mahler ranks 11Before her are Johann Strauss I (1804), Johann Strauss II (1825), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), and Carl Czerny (1791). After her are Josef Strauss (1827), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Michael Haydn (1737), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Eduard Strauss (1835), and Anna Maria Mozart (1720).