Franz Willnauer

Franz Willnauer was born in 1933 in Enns, Upper Austria. He worked for the music publisher Universal Edition and as cultural editor of Forum, amongst others. From 1986 to 1991 he was secretary general of the Salzburg Festival. He lives in Cologne. His most recent publications at Zsolnay are Gustav Mahler: »Mein lieber Trotzkopf, meine süße Mohnblume«. Briefe an Anna von Mildenburg (2006) and Gustav Mahler: »Verehrter Herr College!« Briefe an Komponisten, Dirigenten, Intendanten (2010)

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Gustav Mahler In Haste - As Always

Gustav Mahler "In Haste - As Always"

Composer, conductor, impresario and lover – hitherto unknown letters by Gustav Mahler to friends male and female, colleagues and collaborators.

His childhood sweetheart Fanny Poisl, ...


Gustav Mahler My Esteemed Colleague!

Gustav Mahler "My Esteemed Colleague!"

When Gustav Mahler died in 1911, he left behind his extensive correspondence consisting of several thousand letters. Among the addressees we find the composers Anton Bruckner, Antonín Dvorák, ...


Gustav Mahler . My Darling Shrew, My Sweet Poppy

Gustav Mahler . "My Darling Shrew, My Sweet Poppy"

Hamburg in the early autumn of 1895: Anna von Mildenburg, a 23-year-old-singer, makes her debut at the Stadttheater as Brünnhilde in Richard Wagner's Walküre and is an overnight sensation. The ...


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Im Zsolnay Verlag sind erschienen
2006 Gustav Mahler. "Mein lieber Trotzkopf, meine süße Mohnblume". Briefe an Anna von Mildenburg
2010 Gustav Mahler. "Verehrter Herr College!" Briefe an Komponisten, Dirigenten, Intendanten
2016 Gustav Mahler. "In Eile - wie immer!" Neue unbekannte Briefe

Weitere Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl)
1968 Prometheus. Mythos - Drama - Musik. Beiträge zu Carl Orffs Musikdrama nach Aischylos
1995 Carmina Burana von Carl Orff. Entstehung - Wirkung Text (NA: 2007)