(b Basle, 1905; d Basle, 1996). Swiss cellist, conductor, and teacher. Prin. vc. Bremen SO 1929–34, Basle orch. 1934–70. Cellist in Basle Qt. 1933–47. Teacher of viola da gamba and ornamentation at Basle Schola Cantorum from 1934. Prof. of mus., Basle Acad., from 1936. Expert in perf. of early music.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.