Mahler's summer residence from 1900 to 1907.
4th Symphony completed, 5th to 8th Symphonies, Rückertlieder and Kindertotenlieder.
Composing Cabin built in 1900, the Villa completed in 1901 (Architect: Alfred Theuer). Upon the death of his daughter Maria on July 12, 1907 Mahler fled from this summer domicile (he spent the rest of the summer in in Schluderbach, near Dobbiaco) and sold the villa the following year.
The villa is privately owned and not open to the public.
The Composing Cabin was declared a National Memorial in 1981 and renovated by the no longer existing Gustav Mahler Society of Klagenfurt. The Cabin was re-opened officially on July 7, 1986 and is administered by the culture department of the city of Klagenfurt.
The Composing Cabin is open daily from May 1 to October 31, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Further information from the Magistrate of the city of Klagenfurt, Culture Department. Contact: Herr Widner or Herr Thaler (Tel. +43-463-537-5587).
Here are two views of the villa, photographed by Helmut Brenner: