By Max Graf
Legend of a Musical urban - the tale of Vienna via Max Graf is a narrative of Vienna - the musical heart of the area. the writer has loved the intimate friendship of the musical stars of the final fifty years during which this booklet used to be written. Musical stars akin to Bruckner, Brahms, and Richard Strauss. He supplies a pleasant in addition to hugely academic tale of the advance of Austrian track. Max Graf, a composer and tune critic, the daddy of "Little Hans," was once born October 1, 1873, in Vienna, the place he died on June 24, 1958. The son of Joseph Graf, a Jewish author and editor, he used to be proficient in Vienna and Prague. After 1891 he studied on the legislations college of the college of Vienna yet committed so much of his time to tune and it was once his goal to turn into a composer, in keeping with Louis Rose (1986). He accomplished his criminal reports in 1896 yet committed a lot of his time to tune composition and feedback, and frequently took half in conferences of the literary team Jung-Wien. From 1902 to 1938 he taught the historical past of tune and musical aesthetics on the Vienna Academy of tune, the place he used to be appointed professor in 1909. Graf met Sigmund Freud in 1900 and his spouse, Olga Graf (born Olga Hoenig), from whom he separated many years later, used to be most likely a sufferer of Freud's. in the psychoanalytic circulate he's identified for being the daddy of "Little Hans," Herbert Graf, who used to be born in 1903. It used to be Max who provided Freud with the fabric for his paper "The research of a Phobia in a Five-Year previous Boy" (1909b). on the finish of 1904, he took half in classes of the Wednesday Psychoanalytic Society and, in December 1907, wrote an essay entitled "Methodik der Dichterpsychologie" (Methodology of the Psychology of the Poet). In early 1906 Freud wrote a brief textual content on a just a little unforeseen subject, "Psycopathische Personen auf der Bühne" (Psychopathic Characters at the Stage). The textual content used to be by no means released in German, yet Graf, to whom Freud had given the manuscript, stored it and had an English translation released (1942a [1905-1906]). Graf emigrated to the USA in 1938 and taught till 1947 on the New college for Social examine in ny, the place, in 1940, he created the 1st seminars in track feedback. He was once a visitor professor on the Carnegie Institute of know-how in Pittsburgh and at Temple college in Philadelphia. In 1947 he again to Austria and taught song feedback on the Mozarteum in Salzburg and in other places. In 1953 his autobiography, Jede Stunde struggle erfüllt: Ein halbes Jahrhundert Musik- und Theaterleben (Every Minute crammed: A Half-Century in song and Theater), was once released in Vienna, the place he died in 1958.