- Profession: Critic, worked for Kahnt music publishers (until his death),
- Residences: Leipzig
- Relation to Mahler: Mahlers copyist, orchestrated Lied Ruckert 5: Liebst du um Schoenheit
- Correspondence with Mahler:
- Born: 00-00-1863
- Died: 00-00-1935
- Buried: 00-00-0000
Puttmann published a six-column article – with photograph – entitled Gustav Mahler in the 01-02-1906 issue of ‘Blatter fur Haus- und Kirchen-musik’. The article consisted of a succinct biography and list of Mahler’s principal compositions. pPuttmnn’s information was not always accurate.
Year 1906: Lied Ruckert 5: Liebst du um Schoenheit orchestrated by Max Puttmann (1863-1935). Later it was included by Kahnt music publishers with the 6 Lieder with orchestra which had already been published. Contract date 08-12-1906. Mahler received 600 marks for the publication. The work is described as a song ‘For voice with piano accompaniment’.