Jean Daetwyler

born on 24/1/1907 in Basel, BS, Switzerland

died on 4/6/1994 in Sierre, VS, Switzerland

Jean Daetwyler

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Jean Daetwyler (24 January 1907, Basel 4 June 1994, Sierre) was a Swiss composer and musician. He is barely remembered, mostly for his largely forgotten works for alphorn inspired by Josef Molnar beginning in 1970. Also inspired by trombonist Branimir Slokar an other aspects of Swiss culture.

Daetwyler was a pupil of Vincent d'Indy at the Paris Conservatoire. He returned to Switzerland in 1933 to teach for over four decades.

External links

  • Video: Jean Daetwyler en 1967, il dirige un chur pour le Vendredi-Saint, une archive de la Télévision suisse romande.
  • Official website of the Jean Daetwyler Foundation You can find there a lot of informations about the Musician and about the Foundation.
  • Image Gallery
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