Arthur Furer

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Person.png Arthur Furer  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Born28 March 1924
Died8 November 2013 (Age 89)
Alma materUniversity of Bern
Swiss composer of modern classical music who attended the 1981 Bilderberg conference.

Arthur Furer was a Swiss musician and composer. He attended the 1981 Bilderberg conference, of unknown significance.


Born in Worb, Furer studied at the University of Bern and was solo violist in the Berner Kammerorchester and violinist in the Bern Symphony Orchestra and among others in the chamber ensemble of Radio Bern.[1][2] From 1952 to 1988, he was music teacher at the Municipal Seminar Marzili and directed choirs.[1] In 1955, he was rewarded at the 6th G. B. Viotti "Concorso Internazionale di Musica".[1] In 1966, he was awarded the Pro-Arte Foundation Prize for his own composition, and in 1984 he was awarded the Music Prize of the Canton of Bern.[1] In his own words, he was "associated with a contemporary school".[1][3]

Furer died in Bern at the age of 89.[4]


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/198115 May 198117 May 1981Switzerland
Palace Hotel
The 29th Bilderberg


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