- Year 1893.
- Year 1894. Composing cottage Steinbach am Attersee built.
- Year 1895.
- Year 1896.
- Completion Symphony No. 2.
- Composing Symphony No. 3.
Steinbach am Attersee is a municipality of the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. It is situated in the Hausruckviertel region on the eastern banks of the Attersee (Lake Atter), part of the Salzkammergut area.
Gustav Mahler went here to escape hectic Hamburg and to compose. Gustav Mahler was Kapellmeister at the Hamburg State Opera at the time.