Furrer-Münch Franz

Franz Furrer-Münch was born in Winterthur. He was first educated in fine art in Zurich and Basel and then began his musical education at the Basel Conservatory. He was taught flute and piano and studied harmony, counterpoint and composition as theoretical subjects. He studied natural sciences at the technical college in Zurich (ETH). He also attended lectures in musicology given by K. von Fischer and P. Müller at the University of Zurich. He made study trips to Germany where he visited the Studio for Electronic Music in Freiburg im Breisgau. He also visited the Stonybrook University in New York and Bennington-Vermont.