Gustav Mahler’s composing house

Dobbiaco: Attractions and Culture

The famous composer Gustav Mahler delighted in his summer holidays in Dobbiaco: “It is wonderful to be here, it sets your soul and body at ease...”. From 1908 to 1910 Gustav Mahler spent the summer months at the Trenkerhof farm in Carbonin Vecchia. In the composing house there he created his Ninth Symphony, the unfinished Tenth Symphony and “Das Lied von der Erde.”

Opening hours of Gustav Mahler’s composing house in the wildlife park:
June - September: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
October - May: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (THU closed)

In his honour the town organises the annual Gustav Mahler Music Weeks, when the most famous and beautiful pieces by this famous composer are played.


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