Karl Horwitz (1884-1925) in 1923.
Havemann Quartet: from left to right, all in dark suits: Havemann, Kniestadt, Mahlke and Steiner. And thereby students of Schonberg, from left to right: Karl Horwitz (second from left), Josef Schmidt and Fritz Fritz Kaltenborn (Salzburg, 1923).
- Profession: Composer Residences: Vienna
- Relation to Mahler: Organised Mahlers farewell from Vienna for America in 09-12-1907.
- Correspondence with Mahler: Yes.
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- Born: 01-01-1884
- Died: 18-08-1925 Salzburg, Austria. Aged 41.
- Buried: 24-08-1925 Central cemetery, Vienna, Austria. Grave 41-B-G1-36. Family grave.
Also Curt Horwitz. Pupil of Guido Adler and Arnold Schonberg. Later conducted at Trier, Gablanz and Prague. He composed a Lieder-cycle named Vom Tode in which his veneration for Gustav Mahler is expressed in the form of a quote from Symphony No. 2 Mahler wrote to him in 1908. He organised Mahlers farewell from Vienna for America in 09-12-1907.