Graduating from the University of Vienna, he engaged in practise as an advocate; in this career, he displayed such marked ability that some years later the Reichsrat appointed him its chief stenographer. In 1872, Bacher began to work for the Neue Freie Presse, the paper which later became Die Presse, as a parliamentary reporter, and on May 1, 1879, he became the chief editor of the paper.
- Record in the jewish birth register of Postoloprty.
- "Bacher, Eduard". www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org.
- Eisenberg, Das Geistige Wien, p. 15;
- Adolph Kohut, Berühmte Israelitische Männer und Frauen, p. 133
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Singer, Isidore; et al., eds. (1901–1906). "Bacher, Eduard". The Jewish Encyclopedia. New York: Funk & Wagnalls.
- New York Times book review touching on his relationship with Theodor Herzl