Arnold Rosenberg, Uncle Arnold, was a global citizen who relished all of the arts especially music. He rubbed shoulders with great artists and travelled widely in the days when world travel was an extraordinary undertaking. He became a music critic
As a teenager seeking his first place at a school for young pianists, Nicholas McCarthy was refused an audition and told he would never succeed.
In November 1901, Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) first met Alma Schindler, Vienna’s most eligible Bachelorette. Stepdaughter of the painter Carl Moll, Alma took painting lessons from Gustav Klimt and composition lessons from Josef Labor and Alexander Zemlinsky, with whom she also