(b Werne, 1930).
Ger.‐born Swiss recorder‐player, flautist, and composer. Solo flautist W. Ger. Radio Cappella Coloniensis 1951–6. On staff of Schola Cantorum, Basle, from 1957, teaching baroque fl. and recorder. Member of Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, cond. of vocal ens. from 1965 and chamber orch. from 1970. Specialist in early mus. Duo with Frans Brueggen. Formed Linde Consort.