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Today in WMH: What Would You Do for a Job?

2/23 Today in Weird Music History: 1897.  In order to qualify for employment at the Vienna State Opera, Gustav Mahler converts to Catholicism.

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2 Comments

  1. shoreacres says:

    Oh, am I laughing! Mahler wasn’t the first, I’m sure – and he certainly wasn’t the last. Therein lies quite a tale of deception and discovery – and my chance to learn the meaning of the phrase “sadder but wiser girl”.

    Loved this entry. Lots of memories!

  2. LaDona's Music Studio says:

    Oh dear…

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