Gustav Mahler
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Gustav Mahler memories and letters by Alma Mahler

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Published by The Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911

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Edition Notes

Statementby Alma Mahler, translated by Basil Creighton.
ContributionsCreighton, Basil, tr.
LC ClassificationsML410.M23 W53 1946
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 leaves, 277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6497351M
ISBN 100719518202
LC Control Number46003759

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