MAHLER’S GRAND PIANO
by Conrad Graf, Vienna, c. 1836 Continue reading
Despite his successful career, Gustav Mahler was not well off until his marriage to Alma Schindler in 1902. It is not surprising, therefore, that he previously owned a piano which would have been considered very ‘second-hand’ at that time. Alec Cobbe bought this instrument in 1993 from Mahler’s granddaughter Marina.
Mahler – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, No. 4