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Otto Mahler (1873-1895).

Relation to Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)A brother.

  • Brothers and sisters:
  1. Isidor Mahler (1858-1859).
  2. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911).
  3. Ernst Mahler (1862-1875).
  4. Leopoldine Quittner-Mahler (1863-1889).
  5. Karl Mahler (1864-1865).
  6. Rudolf Mahler (1865-1866).
  7. Alois (Louis) Mahler (1867-1931).
  8. Justine (Ernestine) Rose-Mahler (1868-1938).
  9. Arnold Mahler (1869-1871).
  10. Friedrich (Fritz) Mahler (1871-1871).
  11. Alfred Mahler (1872-1873).
  12. Otto Mahler (1873-1895).
  13. Emma Marie Eleanor Rosé-Mahler (1875-1933).
  14. Konrad Mahler (1879-1881).

Otto Mahler (1873-1895).

Manuscript first three movements of Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) - Symphony No. 3

  • Gift of the autograph from Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) to Gustav Mahler (1860-1911).
  • Year 1894: Gift from Gustav Mahler to Otto Mahler (1873-1895).
  • Year 1895: In a locked black trunk together with letter from Gustav Mahler to Otto Mahler return to Gustav when Otto Mahler died.
  • Year 1908: Gustav Mahler asked Alma Mahler (1879-1964) to check if the manuscript was still ther. Case was unopened for 13 years.
  • Year 1911: From Gustav to Alma Mahler (1879-1964) (widow).
  • 1939: Alma Mahler tried to sell the maniscript to the nazi's.
  • 1940: The bulky Bruckner manuscript was one of the very few possessions carried in Alma's backpack during her daring 1940 escape over the Pyrenees with her third husband, writer Franz Werfel, avoiding Vichy France border patrols.
  • 1945: A trunk containing Otto's effects, including his compositions and, perhaps, Mahler's letters to him, was destroyed when a bomb hit Alma Mahler (1879-1964)'s house towards the end of the Second World War; according to Alma, Mahler had been afraid to open it.
  • Alma Mahler sold everything left to the National Austrian Libary for 32.000 Swiss Franc.

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