Gustav Mahler aged 25.

9. and 11. 1885-1886. Prague. Mahler was second conductor at the Prague Koniglich Deutsches Landestheater and in the summer of 1886 assumed the same position at the Neues Theater under principal conductor Arthur Nikisch (1855-1922). It was in Leipzig that he met Pjotr Iljitsj Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) and Richard Strauss (1864-1949) and completed Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) his opera Die drei Pintos and his Symphony No. 1.

10. 1885-1886. Prague.

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