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Gustav Mahler aged 45.

54. 1905. Strasbourg. Mahler conducting a performance of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)'s Symphony No. 9. On the day before this picture was taken, he conducted his own Symphony No. 5.

55. 1905. Vienna. A gathering in the garden at the villa of the painter Carl Julius Rudolf Moll (1861-1945). From left to right: Mahler, the well-known director Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) (at the back), Mahlers step father in law Carl Julius Rudolf Moll (1861-1945) (center) and composer Hans Pfitzner (1869-1949) (right). 

56. 1905. Vienna. With the architect Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) (right, back to camera).

57. 1905. Vienna. Carl Julius Rudolf Moll (1861-1945) (center), Mahler and the opera set designer Alfred Roller (1864-1935) (standing, in front of Mahler).

58. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Mahler with his three-year-old daughter Maria Anna Mahler (Putzi) (1902-1907) on the stone terrace of the lakeside Villa Mahler he built on the Wortersee in Austria. Maria would die tragically two years later from scarlet fever and diphtheria. That same year Mahler himself was diagnosed as having a heart ailment.

59. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Gustav Mahler and Maria Anna Mahler (Putzi) (1902-1907).

60. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31).

61. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Gustav Mahler.

 62. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Gustav Mahler.

63. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Gustav Mahler.

64. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31). Gustav Mahler.

65. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31)Maria Anna Mahler (Putzi) (1902-1907)Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)Anna Justine Mahler (Gucki) (1904-1988)

66. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31)Alma Mahler (1879-1964)Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)Maria Anna Mahler (Putzi) (1902-1907)Anna Justine Mahler (Gucki) (1904-1988).

67. 1905. House Gustav Mahler Maiernigg 1901-1907 (Villa Mahler, Maiernigg No. 31)Maria Anna Mahler (Putzi) (1902-1907)Alma Mahler (1879-1964)Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)Anna Justine Mahler (Gucki) (1904-1988).

68. 1905. Berlin. Mahler with conductor Oskar Fried (1871-1941), who led a performance of Mahlers Symphony No. 2 on 08-11-1905. Fried's 1924 recording of Symphony No. 2 was the first of a Mahler symphony. On the day following Fried's concert, Mahler went to Leipzig to "record" four of his compositions on rolls to be played on the Welte-Mignon automatic piano. These rolls are the only recordings of Mahler as a performer. The work included Symphony No. 4Movement 4: Lied: Das himmlische Leben (Sehr behaglich)Symphony No. 5, Movement 1: Trauermarsch (Funeral March). In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt and the songs Lied 2: Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grunen Wald and Lied 2: Ging heut’ Morgen uber’s Feld. Earlier that summer Mahler completed his Symphony No. 7.

1905. Gustav Mahler in Vienna. Photo taken in 1905 by Friedrich Viktor von Spitzer (1854-1922)Alma Mahler (1879-1964)'s youth friend and neighbor on House Carl Moll I Vienna Hohe Warte (Steinfeldgasse 8), published in 1905. See also House Spitzer Vienna Hohe Warte and House Gustav Mahler Vienna (all) Hohe Warte.