Gustav Pick

Intro Austrian musician and composer
Was Musician Composer
From Austria
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 10 December 1832, Rechnitz, Austria
Death 29 April 1921, Vienna, Austria (aged 88 years)
Star sign Sagittarius

Gustav Pick (10 December 1832– 20 April 1921) was a musician and composer of Wienerlieder (Viennese songs).. He was born and brought up in the Jewish village of Rechnitz, where his father was a merchant. In 1845 the family moved to Vienna. Whilst working as a bank clerk, Pick took piano lessons and began to compose. He created one of the most popular Wienerlieder, the "Fiakerlied [de]". It was made a success by the famous actor Alexander Girardi. Pick is buried in the Wiener Zentralfriedhof.

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