Karl Straube premieres the Organ Suite in E minor, Op. 16, in Berlin in March. Reger is described by the critics as a “social democrat among the current composers”, preaching the overthrow (see letter of 11 April to Adalbert Lindner). In July Richard Strauss recommends “Reger (organ and piano composer, very capable) as a skilful arranger”1 to his publisher Jos. Aibl in Munich. Highly in debt and in poor health due to an ulcer on his neck (possibly a ray fungus proliferation/actinomycosis), requiring two operations, Reger is released from military service on 1 October as a reserve. Various piano works remain unprinted at Augener's and only appear years later.
Postal items from this year whose sender or addressee is Max Reger.
Images from the Max Reger Foto Gallery that originate from this year and have a direct reference to Max Reger.