Alma Mahler

1879 - 1964

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Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel (born Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler; 31 August 1879 – 11 December 1964) was an Austrian composer, author, editor, and socialite. At 15, she was mentored by Max Burckhard. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alma Mahler has received more than 704,081 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Alma Mahler is the 109th most popular composer (up from 113th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Austria (up from 95th 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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Among composers, Alma Mahler ranks 109 out of 1,228Before her are Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Paul Hindemith, Benjamin Britten, Heinrich Schütz, Hans Zimmer, and Karlheinz Stockhausen. After her are Francis Poulenc, Johannes Ockeghem, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Joaquín Rodrigo, Giulio Caccini, and Muzio Clementi.

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Among people born in 1879, Alma Mahler ranks 12Before her are Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, Emperor Taishō, Emiliano Zapata, Max von Laue, and Owen Willans Richardson. After her are Francis Picabia, Ottorino Respighi, Symon Petliura, Milutin Milanković, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Hans Luther. Among people deceased in 1964, Alma Mahler ranks 8Before her are Douglas MacArthur, Herbert Hoover, Paul of Greece, Ian Fleming, Norbert Wiener, and Victor Francis Hess. After her are Rachel Carson, James Franck, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Gerrit Rietveld, Vasily Grossman, and Gerhard Domagk.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Alma Mahler ranks 92 out of 1,075Before her are Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Victor Francis Hess (1883), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Saint Florian (250), and Engelbert Dollfuss (1892). After her are Charles II, Archduke of Austria (1540), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Josef Bican (1913), Karl von Frisch (1886), Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (1742), and Sándor Márai (1900).

Among COMPOSERS In Austria

Among composers born in Austria, Alma Mahler ranks 11Before her are Johann Strauss I (1804), Arnold Schoenberg (1874), Anton Bruckner (1824), Anton Webern (1883), Alban Berg (1885), and Carl Czerny (1791). After her are Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Josef Strauss (1827), Michael Haydn (1737), Ludwig Minkus (1826), and Eduard Strauss (1835).